UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is seen posing for a family picture at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at the Bayan palace in Kuwait City on December 5, 2017.
The Gulf Cooperation Council, which launches its annual summit today in Kuwait amid its deepest ever internal crisis, comprises six Arab monarchies who sit on a third of the world's oil. A political and economic union, the GCC comprises Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. Dominated by Riyadh, it is a major regional counterweight to rival Iran.
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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash said late Tuesday that Qatar's media continues to lie to its audience. Giuseppe Cacace / AFP

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