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
27 March 2013 06:58 PM
When she fled the bloodshed Syria with her five children Ferdaws didn’t expect to have to pay live in a tent. Her sons scavenge for scrap metal - the only income the family has - but she has been unable to avoid falling into debt.
27 March 2013 06:30 PM
Beirut projects those fleeing violence will account for half its population in a year
26 March 2013 06:08 PM
Coalition leader steps up efforts to win international support
25 March 2013 06:34 PM
An officer who established and once commanded the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) has had his leg blown off by a car bomb.
24 March 2013 09:10 PM
Moaz al-Khatib urged to remain as head of alliance trying to form transition government
21 March 2013 06:13 PM
Oncologist's nightmare ordeal finally ends after he is acquitted of decade-old manslaughter charge and allowed to go home
‘Hell had arrived in Halabja’: 25 years ago it was Kurds bombarded with chemical weapons - now Syrians might share their fate
21 March 2013 04:21 PM
The regime has been accused of using chemical weapons, as have the rebels
20 March 2013 06:35 PM
Jordan's monarch hits out at US journalist as comments about several Arab leaders cause a stir
19 March 2013 07:57 PM
The Syrian regime and rebels have traded accusations over the use of chemical weapons, allegations that if proven could force the West towards a more robust military intervention.
19 March 2013 07:56 PM
Just last year Ghassan Hitto was an IT executive in Dallas whose focus was probably lines of code or how to deliver a project on time. But today he was giving a speech in Istanbul in which he insisted his new priority was to utilise “all conceivable means” to topple President Bashar al-Assad and provide desperately-needed aid to the beleaguered people of Syria.
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