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
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
It was meant to be a visit to promote the protection of Lebanon's cultural heritage, but it didn't quite go to plan.
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.
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