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US executes first woman on federal death row in nearly seven decades

US executes first woman on federal death row in nearly seven decades

The US government executed convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, early on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court cleared the last hurdle for her execution by overturning ...

Qatar's first self-driving delivery kicks off at Education City

Qatar's first self-driving delivery kicks off at Education City

Through a partnership with talabat and sponsorship of Vodafone and support from Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation, Qatari firm Airlift System's driverless vehicle is set to serve Education City ...

Health Minister meets first two recipients of Covid-19 vaccine

Health Minister meets first two recipients of Covid-19 vaccine

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari on Monday met with Dr Abdulla al-Kubaisi and Dr Mohamed Frazat, the first two recipients of Covid-19 vaccine in Qatar.

AstraZeneca vaccine set to become first to get approval in India: sources

AstraZeneca vaccine set to become first to get approval in India: sources

India's drug regulator is set to approve on Friday a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

QNB launches '0% interest rate' credit card in a 'market first'

QNB launches '0% interest rate' credit card in a 'market first'

QNB has launched a '0% interest rate' credit card for new credit card customers, which the leading bank said is "another market first".

Region's first premium non-traditional lounge at HIA

Region's first premium non-traditional lounge at HIA

Airport Dimensions, a global provider of premium shared-use lounges, is ready to launch its first non-traditional lounge at Qatar’s five-star Hamad International Airport (HIA), it was announced on Tuesday.

Qatar's first cable-stayed bridge partially opened

Qatar's first cable-stayed bridge partially opened

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Saturday partially opened the country’s first cable-stayed bridge as part of the Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor.

South Korea's first military satellite launched

South Korea's first military satellite launched

South Korea's first-ever military communications satellite has been successfully launched by private operator SpaceX, Seoul said Tuesday, as it looks to build up its defence capabilities.

First repatriation flight carrying 178 Indians leaves for Kochi

First repatriation flight carrying 178 Indians leaves for Kochi

A total of 178 Indians left Doha for Kochi, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Saturday evening aboard the first repatriation flight from Qatar.

Qatar first in Arab World in talent ranking

Qatar first in Arab World in talent ranking

Qatar ranked first in the Arab world and 26th in the world in the global talent ranking 2019 report issued by the Competitiveness Center of the Institute for Administrative Development in Switzerland.

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.

Qatar's Fahad becomes first Arab to scale Everest and Lhotse peaks

Qatar's Fahad becomes first Arab to scale Everest and Lhotse peaks

Qatari adventurer Fahad Badar has made history by becoming the first Arab to scale Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse during the same expedition, the official Qatar News Agency reports.