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  Information about the event, the riders taking part, and how you can watch the action unfold. >>  
  Prince Khalid Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is set to make a decision next week as to whether Arrogate will take his chance in next month’s Dubai World Cup and his team of advisers appear to want to travel. >>  
  Pep Guardiola pledged that Manchester City will continue to fight fire with fire when they take a 5-3 lead to Monaco in their Uefa Champions League last-16 tie. >>  
  A record-breaking century from Ross Taylor steered New Zealand to a gripping six-run win over South Africa in the second one-day international in Christchurch on Wednesday. >>  
  "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the USA  
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed receives US senator John McCain
Sheikh Mohammed welcomed senator McCain and discussed the bilateral ties between the UAE and the United States. >>
 
Inspire others, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed tells Genes in Space winner
The Emirati pupil who won the Genes in Space competition has been personally congratulated and encouraged to follow her dreams by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. >>
 
Coaching manual to help UAE teenagers deal with stress
A former teacher at a Dubai college has penned a self-help book to aid teenagers struggling with mental health issues and to give parents an insight into the sometimes secret world of young people. >>
 
Abu Dhabi bid to ensure survival of rare species
Abu Dhabi will increase protected habitats by thousands of square kilometres and rehabilitate dozens of endangered species in a plan to tackle the most pressing environmental issues. >>
 
Fully sustainable floating villas coming to Abu Dhabi soon
Abu Dhabi resident Berend Lens van Rijn is looking forward to life on the water, once his floating home is built. But it won’t be a "houseboat" in the conventional sense of the word. >>
 
UAE Armed Forces to put on public show
The UAE Armed Forces will put on their first public demonstration on Thursday, March 2. >>
 
Combining Saudi Arabia and the UAE’s capabilities ‘could create historic opportunities’
"Through our integration, solidarity and unity, we can protect our gains, enhance our economies and build a better future for our people," the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai said at a joint retreat on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island. >>
 
 
Omar Abdulrahman says Al Ain target three points against Al Jazira ‘to get back on a better footing’

Al Ain are out to restore their battered pride when they meet Arabian Gulf League leaders Al Jazira in their rescheduled Round 1 match on Monday at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. >>
 
Al Ain in talks with ‘two potential’ replacements for Zlatko Dalic, with Jorge da Silva one of them

Al Ain say they are yet to finalise a replacement for departed manager Zlatko Dalic but "are in talks" with two candidates with experience in the Arabian Gulf League. >>
 
Zlatko Dalic to depart Al Ain after Al Jazira defeat: ‘Thanks for three great years’

Al Ain manager Zlatko Dalic is leaving the Garden City club after more than two years in charge following their 3-1 defeat at home to Al Jazira on Monday night. >>
 
Ali F Mostafa’s The Worthy to be first Arab film to screen in 4DX
When Ali F Mostafa’s third movie, The Worthy, hits cinemas tomorrow, it will mark a couple of significant milestones – for Arab film in general and Emirati cinema in particular.
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Arabic Treasures: how The Cairo Trilogy is a family saga for the ages
Conceived by legendary Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz as a single novel of about 1,500 pages, The Cairo Trilogy is a timeless work of modern Arab literature, with themes, characters and ideas that are familiar and ring true almost 60 years after it was published.
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Kochi exhibition shows rich history of migration between the UAE and India
In the historic Fort Kochi, on the southern Indian coast, which is dominated by Portuguese architecture and fishing, a major art festival is in full swing.
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New emoji app Halla Walla challenges misconceptions about the Middle East
Seven years ago an emoji featuring a man wearing a turban was approved by Unicode, the group that governs the creation and approval of emoticons, as a generic representation of Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs for use in chat apps.
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Al Ain Zoo

Open from 9am to 10pm on Thursdays and Fridays, and from 8am to 9pm during the rest of the week. The Zoo also runs a daily bird show at 5pm, save Wednesdays, and is also running a volunteer programme - visit alainzoo.ae for more information.

Aqdar Drive Safely

Take part in Aqdar Drive Safely program’s competition "The Use of Cell Phones While Driving" and choose one of the three categories to send in your entry for before 30 April. To take part, visit aqdardrivesafely.com

Golf Club

Starting 28 February, AESGC's Golf Club will be kicking off beginner golf classes for me.

Classes will be held in a nice relaxed environment on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8pm, and all the equipment is provided. For more information or to sign up contact golf.reservations@aesgc.ae


"AGENDA"
Regular events this month
Thursdays

Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel, from 7.30pm to 11pm: Dh139++.

Seafood Mania Night in Ayla Bawadi’s Sedra Restaurant from 7.30pm to 11pm for Dh129++.

Hip Hop and R‘n’B Night at the Peach Garden, Hilton Al Ain, from 9pm to 3:30am.

Moodz in Al Ain Rotana hosts Moodz in the City from 10:30pm to 3am with free entrance for ladies and Dh100++ for gents with two drinks. An Evening Brunch is also available at Al Ain Rotana’s all­ day dining restaurant Zest from 6:30pm to 10:30pm: Dh149++ including soft drinks, Dh175++ including reds, whites and hops.

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

‏Family Dining Night at AESGC's Rugby Club's Amblers Restaurant from 5.30pm with a 20 per cent discount.

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

Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm to 11pm: Dh135++, and Teacher's Night in Horse & Jockey from 7pm to 9pm with a buy-one-get-one free offer on selected beverages.

International Buffet from 7pm to 10:30pm at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh99++. Also, it's Arabic Night in the same hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant.

Fridays

Karaoke night at Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel, along with an open buffet of Pinoy Cuisine from 7pm to 11pm: Dh74++.

Friday Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm with drinks: Dh169++; with reds, whites, and malt: Dh203++. Also, free entrance for ladies in Moodz (same hotel) with selected beverages priced at Dh5; Dh100 for gents inclusive of 2 drinks.

‏Friday Brunch in Flavours in Hilton Al Ain from 1pm to 4pm: Dh80++ including soft drinks, Dh129++ with house beverages. There’s also a buy-one-get-one offer on drinks for ladies in the Peach Garden from 9pm to 3:30am.

‏Friday Drunch at Danat Al Ain Resort's Horse & Jockey, from 12pm to 4pm: Dh99++. ‏Also, it’s Karaoke Night in the same venue from 7pm to 9pm.

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

Friday Brunch Buffet from 12.30pm to 4pm at Eden Rock in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh110++, and Seafood Dinner in the hotel’s Le Belvedere: Dh130++.

‏‏Friday Lunch Buffet in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club, from 12.30pm to 4.30pm: Dh95 and in the evening, it’s Khaleeji Night in the same venue from 10pm to 3.30am: free entrance and a drink for ladies; Dh50 entrance for gents including a beverage.

Saturdays

Shooters Night in Hilton Al Ain’s Peach Garden from 9pm to 3:30am.

Latino Twist Night in Hili Rayhaan by Rotana’s Elements from 7pm to 11pm, Dh111++ including unlimited water and soft drinks.

Karaoke Night at Al Rikab Restaurant in AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 7pm to 1am with free entrance for all and a complimentary drink for ladies.

Shabu Shabu Night at Palm Greens Restaurant in AESGC’s Golf Club from 6:30pm to 10:30pm: Dh85.

Dessert buffet at Atrium Café in Al Ain Rotana including a cup of tea or coffee from 2pm to 4pm: Dh45++ and a lunch buffet at Zest Restaurant (same hotel) including soft drinks and water from 12:30pm to 3:30pm: Dh135++. Also, experience Arabian Night in Moodz (same hotel) from 10:30pm to 3am with free entrance for ladies and Dh100++ cover charge for gents with two drinks.

International Buffet from 7pm to 10:30pm at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh99++.

Sundays

Hoteliers Night at Peach Garden, Hilton Al Ain, from 9pm to 3:30am: 20 per cent off for hoteliers.

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

‏Arabic Night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am, free entrance for all and a complimentary drink for ladies.

Roast Night buffet in AESGC’s The Amblers Restaurant in Rugby Club from 4pm to 8pm: Dh65.

Mediterranean Night in Al Ain Rotana’s Zest Restaurant from 6:30pm to 10:30pm at Dh149++ including soft drinks and water. Also, it is Hoteliers Night in Zest, Min Zaman and Trader Vic’s with 25 per cent discount on total bill for hoteliers and their guests. And it’s Ladies Night in Min Zaman with a buy-one-get-one from 6pm.

Curry and Pint Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 12pm to 1am: Dh59++.

International Buffet from 7pm to 10:30pm at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh99++. Also, it's Arabic Night in the Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Lawrence Restaurant.

Mondays

Teachers Night in Ayla Hotel’s Ayla Restaurant from 6pm to 11pm: Dh74++.

Monday Madness DJ Night in Hilton Al Ain’s Peach Garden from 9pm to 3:30am; free drinks for ladies from 11pm to 12am.

‏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 offer on selected beverages in Danat Al Ain Resort's Horse & Jockey from 5pm to 8pm. Also, it’s Ladies Night in the hotel’s Oasis Café.

‏‏American BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 10.30pm: Dh168++ including free flow of house beverages. Also, it is Hoteliers Night in Zest, Min Zaman and Trader Vic’s with 25 per cent discount on total bill for hoteliers and their guests. Moodz (same hotel), on the other hand, is hosting its Urban and Hip Hop Night from 10:30pm to 3am with free entrance and a 20 per cent discount for all. And it’s Couples Night at Min Zaman from 11pm to 2am: Dh249.

International Buffet from 7pm to 10:30pm at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh99++.

Tuesdays

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.

Karaoke Night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 7pm to 1am, free entrance for all and a complimentary drink for ladies.

‏Buy-one-get-one free for ladies in Hilton Al Ain’s Peach Garden from 9pm to 3.30am.

Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6:30pm to 10:30pm 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 with three drinks. And it’s Seafood Night in the hotel’s Min Zaman Restaurant from 11pm to 3am: Dh209++.

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

International Buffet from 7pm to 10:30pm at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet: Dh99++.

Wednesdays

‎‏International buffet in Ayla Hotel’s Ayla Restaurant from 7pm to 11pm: Dh79++.

It’s Kabayan Extreme in the Hilton Al Ain’s Peach Garden from 9pm to 3.30am with a buy-one-get-one offer on drinks for ladies and 20 per cent off for gents. There's also karaoke until 11.30pm.

International buffet in Ayla Bawadi’s Sedra Restaurant from 7pm to 11pm: Dh79++.

Moroccan Night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am, free entrance for ladies with a complimentary drink; Dh50 entrance for gents with a drink.

‎‏Sushi Night with live sushi-making in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC's Golf Club from 7pm to 10.30pm: Dh85.

‎‏Indian Curry Corner from 6pm to 10pm at AESGC's Amblers Restaurant in the Rugby Club: Dh40.

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

Ladies Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm to 10pm with a buy¬-one-get-¬one free offer on selected beverages for ladies.

‎‏Terrace set-menu in Al Ain Rotana's Min Zaman from 6pm to 1:30am: Dh111++, and there is a Dance Manila Night, from 7pm to 3.30am in Moodz (same hotel); free entrance and a 20 per cent discount off the total bill for all.
 
"OTHER HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"

23 to 24 and 28 February to 1 March

From 6pm to 11pm, the Zest gardens in Al Ain Rotana host Cheese & Grape Nights at Dh149++ per couple inclusive of a four-cheese platter and a bottle of grape, and Dh159++ for a grape bottle and six-cheese platter.

23 February to 1 March

East meets West Afternoon Delights in the Hili Rayhaan by Rotana Lobby Café from 3pm to 6pm: Dh35++. Also, Express Breakfast from 7am to 11am at the same venue.

Cocktail specials at Trader Vic’s, Al Ain Rotana, from 12:30pm to 10pm with buy-one-get-one on selected beverages. And there is also a tikki menu available (same venue) for a minimum of six people: Dh165++.

Eden Rock in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet hotel has an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm for Dh40++, as well as a live BBQ and Grills show, also from 9am to 9pm.

Kabayan Night in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Hotel's Lawrence: Dh60.

24 February

Lulu Walk 4 Wellness is taking place in Al Jahili Park at 8am; for more information and registration, visit luluhypermarket.com

Winter Festival at Wadi Adventure from 2pm to 10pm featuring food trucks and a mini souq.

Karaoke Night in Hilton Al Ain's Peach Garden with DJ entertainment after 2am.


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Trespass Against Us
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The LEGO Batman Movie
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