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.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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