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The appearance of Saudi Arabia's first female Olympic athletes at the Games' opening ceremony has prompted a heated reaction, with some conservative Islamists denouncing them as shameless, but many praising them. >>
Louis Smith is confident the British men's Artistic Gymnastics team can keep their focus as they bid to win the first Olympic team medal in their history. >>
"They are just practicing for when they might have to walk down the aisle someday and do the holy matchimony thing." - John, age 9
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* Taj Spice coupon is valid only until August 31, 2012.
Bawadi Mall Win & Go High Tech. Spend Dh200 and enter a daily raffle draw to win iPod, iPhone, iPad and MacBook until August 30. For more information, call 03 784 0000.
ADEC to commence phase three on all Abu Dhabi Future School Programs
Abu Dhabi General Services 'Musanada' commenced phase three on all Abu Dhabi Future School Programs (ADFS) initiated by Abu Dhabi Educational Council (ADEC) to promote the educational infrastructure by constructing new world-class schools at various locations in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region. >>
Emirati volunteers help change lives
When Sultan Al Minhali saw children walking barefoot for kilometers to reach the empty hut they called a school in Tanzania, he was moved to take action. >>
Team GB quick to praise UAE players after ending their Olympic dream They no longer are in contention for a medal, but the UAE Olympic team gained more admirers with a skilled and spirited display against Team Great Britain at Wembley Stadium. >>
Olympics: The UAE's three best shots to win a medal in London The UAE's contingent of three Olympic shooters will rely on those attributes, and more, as they try to duplicate Sheikh Ahmed bin Hasher's gold medal at the Athens Games eight years ago. >>
1st day to 20th day of Ramadan
"Shotgun & Rifle Competition"
Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club is hosting the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan shotgun & rifle competition for seniors and juniors starting on the first of Ramadan between 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Winners are to be given valuable prizes. For registration and information, call 03 702 6500.
Sunday, July 29 to Sunday, August 19
"Ramadan & Eid Festival 2012"
Open Daily Except Friday
"Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque"
Although there are restrictions for non-Muslims during Ramadan, it is an ideal time for those interested to find out more about the emirate's culture. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque continues its complimentary guided tours of this magnificent structure. During Ramadan the mosque is open daily, except Fridays, from 9 a.m. to noon, and the one-hour complimentary tours start at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and are adapted to include insights into the practices of the holy month to give visitors a greater understanding of it. For more information, visit
Until Thursday, August 16
"Summer Camp 2012"
Get into the summer spirit with Danat Al Ain Resort Summer Camp 2012! From Sunday to Thursday at 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include: sports, games, art activities, swimming, water volleyball, dancing, cooking and much more. For more information, call 03 704 6103.
Get a recap (Summer Camp at Danat Al Ain Resort : July 08, 2012) and view the pics from the past week's events!
Would you like to learn more about Al Ain? You can join the social group that takes trips in Al Ain and Oman every weekend. If you are interested, just send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be included to their mailing list to receive all the updates!
Surrender to enchanting Arabia at Al Ain Rotana's traditional Al Zaeem Village for your iftar and suhour. Iftar costs Dh133 net and the suhour costs Dh99 net. Complete your evening with coffee and shisha while listening to Oud and Anoun duo player. There is free WIFI access available in the tent. For more information, call 03 754 5111.
This holy month of Ramadan, indulge in the real authentic traditions and have the chance to win great prizes at Danat Al Ain Resort. Arabesque restaurant will be set to serve you the best of iftar specialties, from fatoush to Umm Ali for only Dh99 per person. The suhour a la carte menu is available at The Wok, along with a wide selection of shisha. Sit overlooking the pool, from 8 p.m. until late, accompanied by the famous Oud player Gassan Alamah. For more information, call 03 704 6143.
Break your fast and indulge in an extensive iftar buffet with traditional Arabic delicacies at Flavours Restaurant in Hilton Al Ain. All iftar buffets are Dh99.
At the Ramadan tent in Makani Garden, you can enjoy the evening with your friends and family in the air-conditioned tent, while your children have fun in the supervised kids' zone. Shop in the traditional night market and listen to Arabic music, or relax in one of the private tents. For more information, call 03 706 7015.
Al Khayma Lounge at the Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet will be serving shisha during Ramadan, from 7:30 p.m. till 1 a.m. Oud player Jamal Wattar will be performing at Eden Rock from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. and the Lawrence Lounge will be open daily after 7:30 p.m. Le Belvedere will be serving an iftar for Dh90 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, call 03 704 6888.
Super Restaurant welcomes you to join them for the daily Iftar Buffet. Bring your friends and family for only Dh35 per person. Their buffet selection includes samosas, dates, jalebis, tikkas and kebabs, mutton/chicken biryani's, butter chicken, fish masala, mixed vegetables, chicken chili, noodles, fried rice, rotiyaan/naan, gulab jamun and juices. The menu changes frequently and you and your loved ones will enjoy the best dishes during the holy month of Ramadan. For more information, call 050 663 8567.
Palm Greens Restaurant, Golf Club offers Super Sunday Roast Dh65 for food and 50% discount on all house beverage. Family Monday will have 25% discount on all food and beverage. Member's Tuesday offers all golf members 25% discount on all food and beverages. Wednesday Sushi Night Japanese Dinner for Dh75 only. Golf Club Friday Buffet for Dh75 only. Saturday Night Stonegrill for Dh110 only. For more information, call 03 702 6425
Kyle Kingsbury is a vain and arrogant young boy. He really steps in it when he unknowingly meets and antagonizes a witch at school going by Kendra. On the night of a school dance he's bewitched to appear as ugly on the outside as he is on the inside. His one saving grace is the fact that he gave a scholarship girl the rose corsage he intended for his date. That one good deed buys him a chance to get out of his beastly predicament… but it's got a time limit. Can he find someone to love and love him in return before a year is up?
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