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
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.
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
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