Loveday Morris is an award-winning freelance journalist currently based in Beirut and covering the unfolding crisis in Syria. She regularly contributes to the Independent
06 August 2014 06:34 PM
Most of those stranded have run out of battery life on their mobile phones, but the few who can still communicate give grim updates
01 June 2014 10:49 PM
Businessman will challenge Assad – but does not see himself as opposition
01 June 2013 12:00 AM
In the final part of our series honouring the centenary of Emily Wilding Davison’s death, Loveday Morris talks to a Kurdish poet who dares to assert her countrywomen’s rights against forced marriage, domestic violence and female genital mutilation
31 May 2013 08:29 PM
The transfer of advanced long-range missiles to Syria threatens Israel and puts the stability of the entire region at risk, the United States warned yesterday, urging Russia not to go ahead with the controversial sale.
29 April 2013 07:32 PM
The prison where the Londoners will be held is at least relatively safe and clean
29 April 2013 05:43 PM
The Prime Minister of Syria, Wael Nader al-Halqi, survived an assassination attempt on Monday as he was driven in convoy through Damascus.
22 April 2013 07:45 PM
A crude oil embargo placed on Syria by EU member states has been eased in a move that will allow the purchase of the natural resource from areas held by groups opposing the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.
17 April 2013 01:00 AM
Government accused of rounding up troublemakers ahead of lucrative Grand Prix
11 April 2013 04:38 PM
Human Rights Watch say crudely aimed attacks on civilian areas have killed more than 4,000 people since July
Bahrain in human rights spotlight as it denies rounding up potential trouble-makers ahead of F1 Grand Prix
10 April 2013 05:13 PM
Bahrain has been accused of arbitrarily detaining potential trouble-makers in house-to-house raids ahead of next month's Formula One Grand Prix, an event which will throw an international spotlight on the handling of anti-government protesters in the Kingdom.
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- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Why are UK rail fares so expensive?
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'