Bel Trew

Middle East Correspondent@beltrew

Bel Trew is The Independent’s Middle East Correspondent based in Beirut. Bel has covered the region since the start of the Arab Spring in 2011, reporting on uprisings and civil conflicts from South Sudan to Iraq, from Syria to Yemen. She has also covered the emergence of the Islamic State, the last two wars between Israel and Gaza, and the refugee and migrant crisis in Libya and the Mediterranean.