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Lizzie Porter is a freelance Middle East news and features journalist based in Beirut.
Six weeks on from a devastating explosion in Lebanon’s capital, coronavirus-prevention measures are low on residents’ priority lists – and cases are rising.
A new wave of coronavirus is further exposing government failings in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion.
Lebanon’s government has resigned in the wake of the explosion, as years of mismanagement have upended lives and homes.
Hundreds of thousands of people have gone missing over decades of conflict in Iraq. There are so many bodies that exhumations teams are struggling to cope.
The conflict in Syria has now lasted longer than the Second World War.
A Middle East correspondent looks back on 15 years of fighting her eating disorder.
The debacle has catapulted Lebanon to the forefront of regional tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Former Syrian detainees are turning to the European justice system for help.
The Lebanese Army has ousted 600 Isil militants from the border with Syria, but the assault was only possible with multi-million dollar UK and US military aid.
More than 30,000 people were missing at the end of the Bosnian conflict in 1995. Scientists are making a last-ditch attempt to identify and bury the 8,000 for whom the search continues.