The Israeli president is scheduled to meet with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and members of the local Jewish community in Bahrain during his two-day visit.
Bahrain held the first round of parliamentary elections on November 12 and followed up with a second round on November 19 to fill seats in its 40-seat parliament that advises King Hamad.
The announcement of the upcoming deployment by CENTCOM chief Michael Kurilla comes after Israel and the United States blamed Iran for a drone strike off the coast of Oman this week.
More than 330 candidates are competing to join the country's 40-seat council of representatives with no political opposition permitted.
About 30,000 worshippers join an open-air mass held by Pope Francis in Bahrain, the highlight of his outreach mission to the Gulf to build ties with Muslims.
Pope Francis will meet Bahrain's king, hold an open-air mass and lead a prayer for peace at a vast modern cathedral opened last year.
The energy ministry in Oman says that the decision by OPEC to cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day was necessary to reassure the market and stabilise it.
Leaders from UAE, Jordan, Iraq, Bahrain and Egypt to discuss the dispute pitting Cairo and Khartoum against Ethiopia over its Nile dam, regional conflicts and Israel's assault on besieged Gaza, according to Egyptian media.
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives in Egypt for talks with Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el Sisi, as media reports the two leaders will also attend a summit with counterparts from Jordan, Bahrain and Iraq.
The US Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet will begin to offer rewards for information that could help sailors intercept weapons, drugs and other illicit shipments across the region.
The agreement includes regulation, customs, services, government procurement and electronic trade and will come into effect when signed by the countries' economy ministers and ratified.
Israel hosted the foreign ministers of four Arab nations and the US as signals mount that a 2015 agreement on Iran's nuclear programme will soon be restored.
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