Louisa Loveluck

middle east

Russian Airstrikes 'Targeted Civilian Infrastructure' in Syria and Killed More Than 1,000 People

At times during mid-October onwards, new analysis shows that barely two days passed without a school, a mosque, a bakery, or an aid convoy being bombed.
Louisa Loveluck
3.29.16
Islamic State

Syrian Regime Forces Have Ended the Islamic State's Reign of Terror in Palmyra

The militants ruled the town with an iron fist, repurposing its iconic amphitheater as a stage for public executions and destroying ancient temples.
Louisa Loveluck
3.27.16
ISIS

The Islamic State Is About to Face Assad's Troops in Palmyra

Syrian regime soldiers are amassing outside the ancient city, hoping for a important strategic and deeply symbolic victory against the Islamic State, who have brutally ruled it since last May.
Louisa Loveluck
3.23.16
middle east

Russia Has 'Withdrawn' From Syria, But Actually, It Hasn’t

Russian fighter jet pilots received a heroes' welcome as they returned home today, but Moscow's most advanced air defence system and other important infrastructure remain on Syrian soil.
Louisa Loveluck
3.15.16
The Guide to Political Change

Egypt's Prisons Are Full to the Brim with Activists and Journalists

Over the past three Fridays, Egyptian police have arrested over 700 protesters and killed another 27, according to official figures. There was a time when these numbers would have led the news bulletins. Now, they're buried in half-hearted weekend...
Louisa Loveluck
1.20.14
News

Egypt's Prisons Are Full to the Brim with Activists and Journalists

Over the past three Fridays, Egyptian police have arrested over 700 protesters and killed another 27, according to official figures. There was a time when these numbers would have led the news bulletins. Now, they're buried in half-hearted weekend...
Louisa Loveluck
1.15.14