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
12 October 2012 12:00 AM
Suicide bombers attack Air Force intelligence compound on edge of Damascus in the latest sign of Islamist influence
09 October 2012 07:11 PM
The Free Syrian Army today threatened to “teach a lesson” to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah by hitting targets in the Lebanese capital as two suicide bombers in vehicles laden with explosives struck a regime intelligence building in Damascus.
06 October 2012 12:00 AM
Secret training camps are revealed as Turkish forces open fire again
27 August 2012 12:00 AM
State television claims that Assad's army has 'cleansed terrorists' in six-day operation
12 killed and more than 80 injured after fighting in Lebanon between two communities divided over Syria
22 August 2012 07:48 PM
The crack of gunfire and the heavy thud of rocket-propelled grenades rang out over Lebanon’s second city of Tripoli today as the death toll climbed during a third day of running street battles that have ominous echoes of the conflict in neighbouring Syria.
21 August 2012 12:00 AM
20 August 2012 12:00 AM
The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad tried keep up the pretence that it was business as usual yesterday as he attended prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, but the rare public appearance gave clues to the pressures he is facing.
18 August 2012 12:00 AM
The French foreign minister yesterday levelled a scathing tirade at the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after meeting with refugees, calling for his regime to be "smashed fast".
17 August 2012 12:00 AM
The remaining UN observers in Syria will be pulled out within days, removing the only international presence on the ground in a swelling conflict that claims scores of lives every day.
16 August 2012 12:00 AM
Foreigners told to leave Beirut after UN report accuses the Assad regime of war crimes
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