Health issues will not prevent Rafael Nadal from appearing at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) at the beginning of 2015 in Abu Dhabi.
Mahdi Ali, the UAE coach, slammed the scheduling of the Arabian Gulf League and the lack of support from home fans after his team suffered the worst defeat in nearly three years under his care.
Forty-eight of the best Emirati junior jiu-jitsu fighters embark on Wednesday on a six-day journey halfway around the world to test their skills for the first time in an international competition.
Grafite, the Al Ahli captain, says Al Ain’s recent run in the Asian Champions League will serve as motivation to his team for next season’s tournament.
Mitchell Johnson will be a major threat for Australia in the Test series against Pakistan, despite conditions in the UAE likely being against him.
Critically injured French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi will not give up his fight for life but the situation remains desperate, his father Philippe said on Tuesday.
Manchester United is planning to launch its television channel in the UAE before the end of this year as it looks to increase its fan base in the Middle East.
Tickets for the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens will go on sale on Wednesday, with organisers expecting sellout crowds.
Martin Kaymer, fresh off a season that saw him win the US Open and Players Championship, will kick off 2015 at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, organisers announced on Sunday.
The embarrassing tactic of “diving” to draw a penalty in any sport should be met with stiff penalties to discourage cheaters.
“ If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. ”
- Mark Twain , American author
Budget increase of Dh2.9bn from last year is approved by the Cabinet
Improved health, education, social service benefits and development of government services for citizens will be the focus of the 2015 federal budget.
Burj Khalifa’s new viewing deck is the highest in the world
It began in 1889 with the Eiffel Tower in Paris, which was overtaken in 1931 by the Empire State building in New York.
Aldar predicts bumper crowds for Yas Mall opening ahead of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
More than 50,000 people a day are expected to flock to Abu Dhabi’s new Yas Mall shopping centre during the Formula One weekend in November, its developer estimated.
Emiratis spend three times more than the average shopper at London Heathrow airport
UAE nationals spend three times more than the average customer on personal shopping services at London Heathrow – splashing out an average of Dh20,215 per visit.
Indian navy ships conduct training exercises with UAE Navy
Three Indian naval ships have been in the UAE to train cadets in seamanship and navigation, and for joint exercises.
Big data could be the future oil of the UAE, conference told
One of the biggest potential resources for the region may be data rather than oil, a conference has heard.
Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to front diabetes campaign in Abu Dhabi
US basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be in the capital this month to offer his support to a healthy living campaign.
UAE is water pioneer despite arid climate, conference hears
Experts at the annual conference on Climate Change and the Future of Water spoke on Tuesday about the UAE’s pioneering efforts on water conservation.
Du rolls out free Wi-Fi
Telecoms company du has been named official public transport Wi-Fi provider for Dubai Smart City.
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The new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé unveiled : September 28, 2014)
At the Zoo…
This year’s Eid Al Adha festivities which include numerous cultural activities, with a special focus on Asian culture, are continuing throughout October.
Visitors can experience a range of entertainment activities including Bird and Parrot Shows, as well as performances that reflect Asian culture and traditions. There’s also an exciting workshop for young visitors, where they can craft and design their own umbrellas, fans, and lanterns.
Additionally, a painter will be creating a canvas that will focus on a specific animal story, filled with fun-facts, further reflecting the importance of animal conservation programmes at the Zoo.
The Zoo is open from 9am to 8pm (Saturdays to Wednesdays) and 9am to 9pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Lebanese Night in AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 11pm to 3:30 am; Dh150.
Taste of Thailand in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.
Levant Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh125++.
Lebanese Night with entertainment in Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm onwards. Free entrance. Also, in the same hotel, Arabic Night in Layali Al Faida: 11pm to 3am. Free drink for ladies; Dh50 cover charge for men with a free drink.
Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh160++, Dh85++ for kids 6 to 12.
International and Moroccan Cuisine in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh145++.
Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm, Dh130++.
Sumptuous Friday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh119++.
Jazzy Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh159++. It’s High Five Night in Moodz at night. Also, Poola Palooza pool party at Aquarius pool bar in the evening. Dh100++ including pool access, unlimited food and two beverages.
Farmer’s Market Brunch in Arabesque from 12.30pm; Dh125++, kids aged 6 to 12 Dh65++ and, in Horse & Jockey, it’s Karaoke Night from 8.30pm onwards.
Mediterranean Lunch Buffet in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh145++. Also, in the same venue, a Mediterranean Evening Buffet is served from 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh145++.
A Taste of Beirut set menu with two free selected beverages in Glass House at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 2pm to 6pm; Dh99. Oriental Night in Glass House, 11pm onwards. Free entrance.
Lunch Buffet at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 11.30am to 4pm: Dh80.
Brunch in Flavours at Hilton from 1pm to 4pm: Dh159++ for adults, Dh85++ for children.
Friday night is Moroccan Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh111++.
Lunch Buffet at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 12.30pm to 4.30pm; Dh85.
Khaleeji Night at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10.30pm to 2.30am.
Khaleeji & Moroccan Night with a free beverage for ladies in Layali Al Faida, at Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel. Dh50 for gents including one free beverage; 11pm to 3am.
Seafood Night at Shooters, AESGC’s Shooting Club, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh135.
Mexican Night at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 6pm to 10pm; Dh65 plus special prices on Mexican beverages.
Saturday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh119++.
Teachers’ and Nurses’ Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 20 per cent discount and free access to the pool for both professions, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh149++.
Tex Mex Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain from 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.
Ladies Night at Glass House, Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel, 5pm onwards. Free entrance.
Mediterranean buffet lunch and entertainment in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 1pm to 4pm: Dh145++.
Ladies Night at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10pm to 2am; free
entrance for ladies and special drinks, Dh50 for gents including two free drinks.
Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain from 8.30pm.
Footballer Weekend in Moodz at Al Ain Rotana: buy five get one free plus bucket deals from 3pm to 10.30pm.
Ladies Oriental Night in Layali Al Faida at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm to 3am. Specials for ladies.
Pinoy Party Fever in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm and Sports Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm.
Seafood Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, 6.30pm to 11pm; Dh135++.
Family Monday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 5pm to 9pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B.
Karaoke Night in Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One, from 9pm onwards, free entrance, competitions and prizes.
Fine dining night in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm. Dh125++. Also Retro Night in Horse & Jockey at same hotel from 8.30pm.
Teachers Night Buffet in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 6pm to 11pm. Dh69++.
BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh168++.
Bingo Night in Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain from 8pm to 11pm.
Member’s Tuesday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 7pm to 11pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B for golf members only.
Asian night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh125++, Kids 6 to 12 Dh65++. Also, Greaves’ Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm and Ladies’ Night in Luce from 7pm.
Candles Night in Ayla Restaurant at Ayla Hotel. International buffet with entertainment from the resident pianist. 7pm to 11pm, Dh88++.
Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++ including unlimited red and white grape.
Skewer Night in Flavours at Hilton from 7pm to 11pm, Dh125++.
Sushi Corner in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh75.
Italian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh99++.
Moroccan Night in AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10pm to 2am; Free entrance for ladies and a special drink, Dh50 cover charge for gents with two free drinks.
Indian Curry (Dh35) and Quiz in Amblers Restaurant at AESGC’s Rugby Club, 6pm to 10pm, quiz starts 8pm.
Seafood Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh195++.
Mediterranean Fish Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel: 7pm to 11pm, Dh195++.
Trattoria Italiano in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm; Dh99++.
"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
Yes, the popular Paddyman (left) is on his way back to Al Ain to deliver his own
sense of humour and song during a one night
side-splitting show at Danat Hotel and Resort’s Horse & Jockey. He’ll be on stage on October 17 from 8pm. Entrance is Dh60 inclusive of two free drinks.
Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Mark October 24 in your diaries for Al Noor Hospital’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Al Ain Amblers Rugby Club grounds. The event runs from 3pm to 5pm and there will be women’s touch rugby and a volleyball tournament as well as special events, giveaways and a bouncy castle for the kids.
Al Ain Amblers grounds is the venue on October 25 for a Fitness Challenge, starting at 9am. There are great prizes to be won in both the male and female categories. Registration forms are available from the Rugby Club reception.
Al Ain Music Festival
The second Al Ain Music Festival kicks off on October 31 with a Rock and Blues Night with a Halloween twist, at Sands Golf Club. Following this, November will see a series of events covering different musical genres.
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Deep within a forest on the US-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there.
Hassalna Al Roab (arabic)
Story about 2 students who on an educational research trip in the province of Alexandria stumble upon a human skull. In the days to come they encounter problems and they try to get out of the circle of disasters caused by this human skull.
Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall
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