Andy Murray’s opening win could be a sign of what is to come in Dubai
World Cup 2022’s Premier League problem: Scudamore ‘disappointed’ as Boyce admits ‘reservation’
Rugby community in UAE mourns ‘one of the best’
Fit for the Kings: New coach George Karl could be just what Sacramento needs
From tape-ball to UAE’s fast bowler, Mohammed Naveed is a gem polished by Aaqib Javed
Tampa Bay Lightning’s second-line ‘Triplets’ an unsung force
'There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full' - Henry A. Kissinger, former US Secretary of State
Russia and Abu Dhabi in talks to develop major new airport in Cuba
Russia is in talks with Abu Dhabi investors to build a major airport in Cuba to serve as a hub for Latin America.
Space exploration key for national security, economic growth in UAE
The UAE has invested more than Dh18 billion into its space programmes, the director general of the country’s newly-established space agency said on Tuesday.
Idex 2015: Big deals for UAE companies at defence show
Local companies won a big chunk of the contracts up for grabs at the International Defence Exhibition (Idex) in the capital yesterday as the UAE beefs up its support of industry to help diversify the economy away from its dependence on oil and create high tech jobs.
UAE school holidays to increase, Ministry of Education announces
Children will have an extra 14 days’ holiday in the next academic year, 2015-2016.
Abu Dhabi air passenger traffic surge ‘highlights capital’s allure’
Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport surged 20.7 per cent last month compared with the year-earlier period as Etihad Airways seeks to boost its passenger volumes.
Three UAE universities in first Times Higher Education rankings for Middle East
Three UAE universities have made it into the first Times Higher Education rankings for the Mena region.
UAE-funded water wells to serve 250,000 people in Somalia
The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched a project for the extraction of water and construction of the longest pipeline to provide water to the population in the Hargeisa region of Somalia.
UAE adults asked to sit school exams
Parents and the public are being asked to sit a school exam in an attempt to boost education levels in the country.
#UAEinnovators: Dubai’s ‘Google for retail’ helps you home in on your shopping
It’s the nightmare scenario for the faint-hearted shopper: you finally decide on the item that you want to buy, but are then faced with running the gauntlet of online retailers with slightly different prices and delivery times. And that’s before you decide to go looking for it in the mall.
Special report: Gulf coasts require long-term protection efforts, scientists say
Human activites are compromising efforts being made to protect and conserve Gulf coastal areas. A report has dinicated that despite there being 173 marine protected areas in the Gulf, many are ineffective and offer little protection to the endangered species.
Clothes donations shouldn’t be just about clearing out, UAE charity projects head says
On the ground floor of a two-storey building in Mussaffah, about a dozen women sit at desks, closely inspecting and sorting through piles of clothes. Even the smallest stains are detected and clothes are cast aside as unsuitable.
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Al Ain’s Zlatko Dalic still optimistic after draw at home to open Asian Champions League With more than a nod to the occasion, Zlatko Dalic emerged from the tunnel at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Tuesday night sporting an altogether new guise.
Signing on with Al Ain for three more years, Omar Abdulrahman declares himself a ‘son of the club’ Omar Abdulrahman said he would be happy to finish his career at Al Ain after committing to the club until 2018.
Spring Fayre – February 26
Al Ain International School is holding its annual Spring Fayre and Family Barbecue on February 26 beginning at 4pm. Among the attractions will be a table top sale, craft stalls and second hand items for sale along with games and the barbecue. The venue is the school's Astro Turf area. The Fayre finishes at 8pm. The Community is invited!
Al Ain Amblers Rugby Club - February 27 Al Ain Amblers RFC is at home to Jebel Ali Dragons for a crucial match. It’s the UAE Men’s Conference Championship decider. So head down and support the local boys – cheer them to a win and champion status! Match kicks-off at 5pm. DJ Chalkie will be there to provide the music and with kids’ entertainment, this is going to be a great event for the whole family.
Matilda – March 3 The Broadway hit musical Matilda is being performed by pupils from Al Ain English Speaking School on March 3 in the school's theatre. The show starts at 6pm and tickets, which are free, are available from the school reception.
Lebanese night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 11pm to 3am. Dh165.
Arabic Levant Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125.
Family Dining Night in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC from 5.30pm.
‘Moodz in the City’ in Moodz at the Al Ain Rotana from 11pm to 1am with special beverage deals and free entrance for ladies.
Taste of Thailand in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm; Dh149++ including soft drinks.
Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm. Dh160++; Dh85++ for kids 6 to 12. Also, Teachers Night in Horse & Jockey.
Lebanese Night in The Glass House, Ain al Faida One to One from 11pm to closing.
Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh130++.
Jazzy Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana with live music by a saxophonist plus free-flow bubbles. Dh159++: from 12.30pm to 4pm.
Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club serves a Buffet Lunch from 12.30pm to 4.30pm for Dh85 and, in the evening, Al Rikab hosts Khaleeji Night from 10.00pm to 3am.
Brunch in Elements Restaurant at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: Dh119++.
Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet serves Seafood all the Way from 7pm to 10.30pm for Dh145.
Surf and Turf in Flavours Restaurant at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm with live cooking stations and kids’ activities: Dh185 including house beverages; Dh145 including soft drinks.
Palm Greens Restaurant at the Golf Club, AESGC, offers Friday Lunch Buffet with a range of enticing dishes from 11.30am to 4pm, Dh80.
Oriental Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort: 7pm onwards. Dh125++. Also, Karaoke Night in Horse & Jockey at the same hotel from 8pm and Wael Sherif live in the hotel’s Oasis Café from 6.30pm.
The Ain Al Faida One to One offers a Taste of Beirut lunch with two beverages in Glass House Restaurant from 2pm to 6pm: Dh99++. Also, Oriental Night in the same outlet from 11pm.
Moroccan buffet night in the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. 7pm to 11pm Dh99++.
Moroccan and Khaliji Night from 11pm to 3am in Zaitounah at Ain Al Faida One to One. Dh50 entrance for men with one beverage.
Teachers and Nurses Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: 20 per cent discount plus free entrance to the pool for both professions. Dh149++ .
Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm: Dh109++.
It’s Mexican Night in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC from 6pm to 10pm. Dh65 plus special beverages at Dh15.
Tex-Mex Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30; Dh149++ including soft drinks.
Football Weekender in Moodz Al Ain Rotana from 3pm to 10.30pm: bucket deals.
Ladies Night from 5pm to closing in The Glass House at Ain Al Faida One to One.
Roast Night in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC’s Golf Club, from 6.30pm to 11pm. Dh75.
Bingo, Curry and Hop in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 8pm.
Football Weekender in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana from 3pm to 10.30pm with bucket deals.
DJ Party at the Duck Lake, Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel: Free drinks for ladies, Dh50 for men including a drink. 11pm to 3am.
Hotelier’s Night in Lawrence Bar at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: 50 per cent discount on total bill on presentation of ID.
R&B Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 8pm. Also Pizza and Pasta Night in Luce at same hotel from 7pm: Dh145++.
Family Monday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club from 5pm to 9pm, with 25 per cent discount on F&B for families.
Arabic Music Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, Equestrian Club, AESGC from 10pm to 3am. Free entrance for ladies plus a beverage, Dh50 for gents including a drink.
BBQ and Steak Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana. Dh168++ including house beverages, 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
It’s Teachers’ Night at the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. A special buffet from 6pm to 11pm for Dh73++.
Bingo in Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain from 8pm to 11pm.
Member’s Tuesdays in the Golf Club’s Palm Greens Restaurant from 7pm to 11pm with 25 per cent discount on F&B for Golf Club Members.
Asian Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm. Dh125++. Also, Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey at same hotel with DJ Mike Greaves from 8pm.
The Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel hosts Candles Night – romantic dining with background piano music: Dh90++. 7pm to 11pm.
Serata Italiana Night at Zest in Al Ain Rotana. Dh149++ including unlimited grape, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
Skewer and Tandoori Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125. Also, Blues, Jazz and Funk Night in Paco’s, same hotel from 9pm to 1am.
Arabian Night in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana from 10.30pm to 3am. Dh150 including three free drinks for gents, free entry for ladies.
Sushi Night at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Dh75.
Seafood Night including live cooking station, in Zest at Al Ain Rotana, from 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Dh195++.
Asian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh125. Also, Ladies Night in Paco’s, same hotel, from 9pm onwards. Free entrance and two complimentary drinks for ladies.
Moroccan Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3am. Free entrance and a free drink for ladies and Dh50 and a free drink for gents.
Hoteliers & Industry Night in Moodz at Al Ain Rotana: free entrance and 20 per cent discount for hoteliers and their guests on presentation of ID, from 10.30pm to 3am.
Indian Curry Night for Dh35 in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, 6pm to 10pm and Quiz Night with DJ Chalkie from 8pm.
Italian Trattoria in Luce at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm: Dh99++. This is followed by R&B Night with two DJs in Luce from 11pm. Also, Ladies Night in Horse & Jockey, same hotel, from 8pm.
Mediterranean Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh105++.
"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
Fine dining night at Casa Romana, Hilton Al Ain: five course set menu paired with grapes from 7pm. Dh195++ with grape, Dh165++ with soft drinks.
Layla Beirut Arabic themed party in Makani, Hilton Al Ain with belly dancer, drummer, Arabic DJ and a buffet. Dh100++
In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
CAPTAIN SABERTOOTH & THE TREASURE RAMA LAMA
The orphan boy Pinky follows the Captain on an exciting and dangerous journey across the big oceans to the kingdom of Lama Rama, hunting for a treasure and the answer to who is Pinky's father.
THE PROTECTOR 2
When the owner of a major elephant camp is murdered, Kham finds himself the number one suspect and on the run from both the police and the deceased's vengeful twin nieces. But luck is on Kham's side when he runs into an Interpol agent sent to Thailand on a secret mission.
Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall
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