The lawyer for the family of murdered British teacher Lauren Patterson is to appeal the sentence handed down to her murderer's accomplice, according to local media in Qatar.
Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al-Jabr was convicted of the killing and sentenced to death.
His friend, Mohamed Abdallah Hassan Abdul Aziz, was jailed for three years for trying to conceal evidence of Patterson's murder.
The Pattersons' lawyer, Abu Skeikha, called the verdicts "partially satisfactory" and said he would seek a longer custodial sentence for Aziz.
More top news
A photo of David Cameron, Barack Obama, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel and Matteo Renzi demonstrates just how much the world has changed.
The soap's festive plotline will focus on Lee, played by Danny-Boy Hatchard, buckle under the pressure of spiralling debts and depression.
Announcing appointments, criticising the press and accusing other countries of unfair trade practices, Donald Trump cannot stop tweeting.