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
30 October 2014 06:31 PM
Iraqi forces have driven Isis from the Sunni town, but all that’s left is a shell
13 October 2014 05:27 PM
Reports are emerging of young Yazidi women, captured in northern Iraq, being sold to Isis fighters as concubines, while the jihadist group claims they can be enslaved under Islamic law
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
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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