Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett heads to Washington to discuss Iran with Joe Biden

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett departed on Tuesday for his first state visit overseas since taking office, a two-day trip to Washington to meet US President Joe Biden and discuss regional rival Iran.The newly minted prime minister’s visit to Washington will come in the midst of heightened tensions between Israel and its regional arch-enemy, Iran. Israel is also grappling with a gradual resurgence of hostilities on its southern border with the Gaza Strip, barely three months after an 11…