Gulf Cup football tournament overshadowed by political crisis

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Politics has overshadowed football on the eve of the Gulf Cup football tournament in Kuwait. Saudi Arabian officials left their scheduled press conference after taking exception to the presence of Qatari-based channels, including Al Jazeera.

They are due to open the tournament against Kuwait on Friday and Kuwaiti officials were left trying to provide answers.

The United Arab Emirates also withdrew from their press conference.


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