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
16 February 2013 12:00 AM
The undulating ski slopes of Faraya, with their sweeping views over the Mediterranean, are one place in Lebanon you expect to be able to escape from sniping sectarian politics.
14 February 2013 06:40 PM
Two years on, little has changed as Shia muslims continue to protest against the Sunni government
14 February 2013 12:00 AM
While Europe is engulfed by its horse-meat scandal, Lebanon is battling its own food crisis: wood shavings in its beloved zaatar manakeesh.
11 February 2013 07:02 PM
Battle lines redrawn as Assad regime hangs by thread in wake of rebels’ push into heart of capital
29 January 2013 11:59 PM
Chilling scenes greeted the city of Aleppo as dozens of bodies were dragged from a river and lined up on the bank
29 January 2013 07:04 PM
The United Nations has said that it was struggling to cope with an “unrelenting flow” of families fleeing violence in Syria, as the number of documented refugees topped 700,000.
27 January 2013 07:01 PM
President Assad’s chances of retaining power in Syria are getting “smaller and smaller by the day,” said Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, today.
21 January 2013 09:52 PM
Russia will send planes to Beirut tomorrow to begin evacuating its citizens from Syria, an indication of the worsening security situation as rebels inch forward against the regime from their strongholds in the southern suburbs of Damascus.
15 January 2013 11:34 PM
While many students had stopped going in for classes, they were sitting exams at the time
14 January 2013 06:52 PM
UN warns of a 'staggering humanitarian disaster' as families flee civil war
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