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 March 2013 07:04 PM
Syrian rebels who claimed to have kidnapped a group of UN peacekeepers did an about-face as they said they were in fact rescuing them from danger, in an incident that has thrown a light on escalating violence in a supposed demilitarised zone on the Israeli border.
05 March 2013 01:29 AM
Defendants allege mistreatment but human rights groups are turned away
03 March 2013 07:10 PM
Foreign Secretary William Hague branded Bashar al-Assad “delusional” today after the Syrian President accused Britain of fanning the flames of the country’s civil war by attempting to arm the rebels.
28 February 2013 06:42 PM
White House to bolster support for opposition with medicine and food supply drops
26 February 2013 12:00 AM
New US Secretary of State steps up efforts to persuade opposition to attend Rome meeting
21 February 2013 08:26 PM
Britain will help train 2,000 Lebanese soldiers this year amid heightened concern that Syria's neighbour will be sucked into the country's civil war, the Foreign Secretary has said.
21 February 2013 07:05 PM
Children among the casualties after 1.5 tonnes of explosives are detonated in Damascus
20 February 2013 07:18 PM
Anger grows over trial of three young Londoners who face death penalty after drug confessions that they say were extracted by electric shocks and gun threats
18 February 2013 09:29 PM
UN investigators today painted a bleak picture of the civil war in Syria, describing it as "increasingly violent and reckless with human life" as they urged the Security Council to refer the perpetrators of war crimes to the International Criminal Court.
18 February 2013 02:22 AM
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