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Crown Prince inaugurates Al Hosn gas project in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Tuesday officially inaugurated the US$10 billion Al Hosn sour gas project in Al Gharbia and was briefed on the possible expansion of the strategically important energy sector development. >>
 
Sheikh Mohammed launches Dubai’s Dh1 billion fund for the future
The Dubai Future Agenda was launched on Sunday by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai. >>
 
Sheikh Saif meets New York Police Department officers
A delegation of top officers from the New York Police Department (NYPD) met with Lt Gen Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and high ranking officers from Dubai to strengthen ties between the UAE and the United States in tackling intercontinental crime. >>
 
Sheikha Lubna meets Azerbaijan president
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, met the president of Azerbaijan in the country’s capital on Tuesday. >>
 
Lulu Hypermarket to open at Abu Dhabi’s World Trade Centre Mall
The World Trade Center mall in Abu Dhabi has announced its newest tenant – Lulu Hypermarket. >>
 
Solar Impulse 2 team begin preparations for next leg of round-the-world journey
With a record-breaking flight behind them, the Solar Impulse 2 team is preparing for the next leg of the round-the-world flight without using fossil fuel. >>
 
UAE Filipino expats cast their ballots ahead of national elections
Efforts to increase voter turnout in the UAE are bearing fruit, with more than 27,000 ballots cast in the past two weeks since voting by Filipino expatriates for their new president began on April 9. >>
 
UAE public school days to start and finish earlier
Public school pupils will start and finish their school days earlier in the summer term. >>
 
A book that turned a bad student into an astronaut
A chance encounter with a book helped to steer Scott Kelly from being a “bad student" to becoming Nasa’s most experienced astronaut. >>
 
 
Al Ahli edge Al Nasr but Al Ain win delays Arabian Gulf League title celebrations
Al Nasr 0-1 Al Ahli
Sow 49’ (pen)
STORY OF MATCH:
DUBAI // One down for Al Ahli, just another one to go.
The Arabian Gulf League leaders, six points clear at the top with two rounds remaining, have one hand firmly on the title, a seventh top-flight crown and a second in three seasons, after carving a narrow victory from a dogged encounter with Al Nasr at Al Maktoum Stadium on Sunday night.
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Get a recap ( Home Centre's Al Ain Mall branch extension inauguration : Apr 20, 2016 )
Collection of seven stories to teach Emirati culture to children
How is Emirati patriotism explained to expatriate children? How are the roots of Emirati culture revealed to a generation that plays video games? How is the true meaning of Eid shared with youngsters who might associate the time with days off school and gifts?
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Abu Dhabi factory to produce traditional fish dish
Production of maleh, a traditional salted, spiced fish popular with Emiratis, is set to surge with the opening of a factory.
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The Short Century at Sharjah Art Museum highlights events that shaped the Arab world in the 20th century
With more than 100 works, The Short Century is the largest exhibition of works from the Barjeel Art Foundation, a collection of art owned by Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi. It is also the first time a Barjeel exhibition has focused solely on modern art from the 20th century created before 1990.
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Deadline looming for Sharjah Bridal Fair’s Young Fashion Awards
Aspiring Emirati designers will not want to miss the Sharjah Bridal Fair next month. New to the schedule is the Young Fashion Awards 2016, a competition that is open to female UAE residents under the age of 25. It targets budding designers in three categories – ready-to-wear, wedding abayas and kaftans and dresses.
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Theeb director Naji Abu Nowar plans desert return for follow-up film
Award-winning Jordanian desert drama Theeb has enjoyed undreamt-of success since I last spoke to its director, British-¬Jordanian filmmaker Naji Abu Nowar, at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival in October 2014.
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Hilton Al Ain Pool Party

On April 28 (today), Hilton Al Ain is hosting a Summer Splash Pool Party. Entrance is Dh50 per with a complimentary drink, and free entrance for ladies until 11pm. Entertainment includes a DJ.

Al Ain Zoo’s new Learning Centre now open to the public

Al Ain Zoo's ‘crowning jewel’, the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre (SZDLC), is now open.

The SZDLC is part of the Zoo's vision to better meet the legacy of its founder, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and provide Al Ain Zoo's customers with a richer and more interactive learning experience.

The Centre houses five galleries: Sheikh Zayed Tribute Hall, Abu Dhabi Desert Over Time, Abu Dhabi's Living World, People of the Desert and Looking to the Future – which take you on a journey of the UAE's past, present and future.

Tours are available in both English and Arabic, twice daily for each group and last from between 60 and 90 minutes.

Tickets are priced at Dh30 each, and the Centre is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Saturdays to Wednesdays, and from 9.30am to 6pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

The Zoo has also opened its African Safari. Here, visitors are taken in a truck or by private SUV for an amazing tour of Africa's wildest animals including lions, giraffes, rhinos and zebras.

Truck tickets are Dh200 each while a private tour in a SUV costs Dhs1,000 – for a maximum capacity of six guests.

Tours last from 75 to 90 minutes, with five daily timings for SUVs at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4pm) and there are two tours for trucks – at midday and 2pm). The main Zoo remains open until the end of April from 9am to 8pm.


"Thursday"
Asian Fusion Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana for Dh149++ from 6.30pm to 11.30pm. Also, Moodz (same hotel) has a Moodz in the City theme from 10.30pm to 3am with free entrance for ladies, including free selected beverages (11pm through to 1am only), and Dh100++ for gents including two drinks.

Lebanese Night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am, Dh100.

Family Dining Night in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC, from 5.30pm with 20 per cent discount on food.

Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm: Dh135++, and Teacher’s Night at Horse & Jockey from 7pm to 9pm, with a buy one, get one free offer for all teachers.

Seafood Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 7pm to 11pm: Dh149++.

Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm, starting from Dh139++.

Arabic & Kebab Night in Flavours Restaurant at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm, Dh145++ and, in Paco’s (same hotel), it’s Thirsty Thursday party with live entertainment from house band, Steel, from 10.30pm to 2.30am.

Seafood Mania Night in Sedra Restaurant, Ayla Bawadi Hotel from 7.30pm to 11pm for Dh125++. Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and Mediterranean buffet dinner (7pm to 10.30pm) each for Dh115 in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

"Friday"
Extravaganza Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, live cooking stations showcasing delicacies from around the world and free flow bubbly: Dh169++. Also, Moodz (same hotel) has Ladies Night from 10.30pm to 3am with free entry for ladies and an offer on five selected beverages. Dh50++ entry for gents including beverage.

Friday Brunch is served in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 1pm to 4pm: Dh185++. In the evening, it’s Turkish Night in the same restaurant, from 7pm to 11pm; Dh145++. Also, in Paco’s (same hotel) it’s Teachers Night with a 20 per cent discount, from 7pm to 3am.

Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club serves a lunch buffet from 12.30pm to 4.30pm at Dh85, and in the evening, it’s Khaleeji Night in Al Rikab from 10.00pm to 3.30am: free entrance for ladies and a drink; Dh50 entrance for gents including a beverage.

The Oasis Pool Bar at Danat Al Ain Resort, is the place to be for H2O Fridays with a barbecue, DJ Swaq, a live band, Zumba session and activities for kids, all for Dh145++ (Dh70++ for kids aged two to 12) from 12.30pm. From 4pm, the same venue is serving Mongolian Stir Fry for Dh30. It’s also Karaoke Night in Horse & Jockey (same hotel) from 7pm and, in Luce as well as in Arabesque, it’s La Dolce Vita from 7pm for Dh99++.

Friday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 4pm: Dh119++, including free flow of soft drinks. Plus a Taste of Arabia night in Elements from 7pm to 11pm: Dh111++ including water and soft drinks.

Fusion Lunch – Indian spices and Arabian flavours – served in Sedra Restaurant at Ayla Bawadi Hotel from 1pm to 5pm for Dh80.

Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet serves a Seafood Lunch from 12.30pm to 4pm for Dh155 and in the evenings, from 7pm to 10.30pm, the same venue features International Night for Dh145. Also, Eden Rock (same hotel) is featuring a BBQ Buffet from 1pm to 5pm.

Moroccan buffet night in Ayla Restaurant at Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm: Dh99++.

"Saturday"
It’s Latino Twist Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++ including water and soft drinks.

Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm) each for Dh115 in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

Arabian Night in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana, from 10.30pm to 3am. Free entrance for ladies: Dh100++ including two drinks for gents.

International Buffet Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh110++.

Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort.

"Sunday"
International Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana – top favourites from around the world: Dh111++, from 7pm to 11pm.

Greek Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm; Dh149++.

International Buffet Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm; Dh110++. In Paco’s (same hotel) it’s Footaholics (Football) Night.

Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm), each for Dh115, in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

Curry and Pint in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm onwards, Dh49++. In Luce (same hotel), it’s Hotelier’s Night from 11pm with a 20 per cent discount for all hoteliers.

"Monday"
International Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana - top favourites from around the world from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++.

Buy one, get one free on selected beverages in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 8pm. Also, in Luce (same hotel), it’s Filipino Night with the same offer on drinks.

It’s Teachers’ Night at the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel, featuring a special international buffet from 6pm to 11pm for Dh73++.

Seafood Night in Flavours, Hilton Al Ain, from 7pm to 11pm; Dh175++. It’s also Bingo Night in Paco’s at the same hotel from 9pm to 11pm.

Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm) each for Dh115 in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm: Dh168++ including free flow of house beverages.

"Tuesday"
Members’ Tuesday in the AESGC’s Golf Club’s Palm Greens Restaurant from 7am to 11pm with 25 per cent discount on F&B for Golf Club Members.

Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort with Mike Greaves, from 8pm, and Mercato Italiano Night in Luce (same hotel) from 7pm, Dh99++. From 11pm, Luce will be featuring a Rhythm ‘n’ Blues & Hip Hop Night, with selected beverages priced at Dh20++.

Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm for Dh149++ including reds and whites. Also, same hotel, it’s Arabian Night in Moodz from 10.30pm to 3am with free entrance for ladies and Dh150++ cover charge for gents, including three drinks.

Pizza & Pasta Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana for Dh85++, 7pm to 11pm.

The Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel hosts Candles Night – romantic dining for Dh90++. 7pm to 11pm.

Mediterranean Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, from 7pm to 11pm; Dh145++, and it’s Doctors, Nurses and Hoteliers Night in Paco’s, same hotel, from 9pm to 11pm – 20 per cent discount for these respective professions.

Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm), each for Dh115, in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

"Wednesday"
Asian Twist Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++.

Moroccan Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am. Free entry and a drink for ladies and Dh50 entrance including a drink for gents.

Indian Curry Corner for Dh35 in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC from 6pm to 10pm, plus Quiz Night with DJ Chalkie from 8pm.

Sushi Night in Target Restaurant at AESGC’s Shooting Club, from 7pm to 10.30pm: Dh85.

In Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort, it’s Backyard Grill Night for Dh125++ served from 7pm. Also, Ladies Night at Horse & Jockey from 7pm to 10pm with a buy one, get one on selected beverages for ladies. And, in Luce (same hotel) it’s 7s Night from 11pm, with selected beverages priced at Dh7++.

Seafood Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm: Dh195++. Also, Dance Manila Night in Moodz (same hotel) from 10.30pm to 3am with free entrance and a 20 per cent discount on total bill for all. This features live entertainment with a Filipino DJ.

Mediterranean Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh105++.

It’s Indian & Tandoori Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh145++.

Also, Ladies Night in Paco’s (same hotel) from 9pm to 11pm, with free drinks for ladies.

Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm) each for Dh115 in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.

"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
Until April 30

Trader Vic’s at Al Ain Rotana is offering lobster specials a la carte all month, along with live performances from a Cuban band.

April 28 to 30

It’s South African Freedom Week at Hilton Al Ain with special discounts on selected drinks.

April 28 & 29, May 3 & 4

Between 6pm and 11pm, Al Ain Rotana’s Zest garden hosts Grape and Cheese evenings with a platter of four different cheeses and a bottle of white or red from Dh149++ or a platter of six cheeses and a bottle of white or red from Dh159++.

 

I AM WRATH
A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
MOTHER’S DAY
Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.
 
BAAGHI
An ex-military agent (Tiger) goes in hiding for a mission. He has bounty on his head, and the best hunter in town (Shraddha) is on the chase. But they do have a common enemy. Who lives?

Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall 751 1228
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall 784 3535
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall 784 0300


 


 
 
     
 
 
 
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