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UAE team players pose at the airport before their departure for Doha.
The Gulf Cup begins in Doha on Tuesday when Qatar faces Iraq at Doha's Khalifa Stadium at 1630 GMT in the tournament opener.
The UAE will face Yemen two hours later, while Qatar will not face any of the nations enforcing the embargo until its group-stage clash with the UAE on Dec.2.
The match will be closely watched for the behaviour of both the home support as well as any visiting fans.
Iraq, Kuwait, Oman and Yemen will also vie for the cup at the tournament which wraps up on Dec.8.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain announced earlier this month they would contest the 24th Arabian Gulf title despite their boycott of Qatar since June 2017.
Advertising for the Cup dotted around Doha was quickly updated to include the flags of the three newly added competitors.
"Welcome to Qatar," the Qatar Football Association tweeted on Monday along with a heart emoji and a welcome video of the Emirati team arriving in Doha.
An official from the Cairo-based Arab League is to visit Doha for a conference during the tournament.
The boycotting countries had refused to participate in the previous Gulf Cup two years ago, which was originally scheduled to be held in Qatar just a few months after the crisis erupted.
But they took part when the tournament was subsequently moved to Kuwait.
The two sides discussed joint mechanisms and procedures to implement the Al Ula Declaration and underscored the importance of preserving Gulf unity, developing joint action in the interest of Gulf Cooperation Council countries and their citizens, and achieving stability and prosperity in the region.
Leaders will discuss a number of important topics to enhance the process of cooperation and integration among the member states, says Al Zayani.
The UAE maintained solid defence, which the Yemenis failed to thwart despite couple of attempts.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid landed in Saudi Arabia as the head of the UAE’s delegation participating in the 41th GCC Summit, and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was the first to receive him.
The low-scoring T20 match saw India reach the modest target of 100 with one ball and six wickets to spare at Lucknow's Ekana stadium on Sunday.
The Grand Prix was one of six categories to take place on the fourth and final day of the event which is one of the most respected competitions on the international equestrian circuit.
At Al Forsan International Sports Resort, fans were treated to an entertaining day of action with the riders from the UAE, region and across the world taking part in six categories across eight classes.
In the third week 23 matches were played in four disciplines, reflecting the interest of the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular in promoting sports.