Anna Therese Day is an independent journalist based in the Middle East and North Africa. You can follow her on the ground in Syria on Twitter at @AnnaOfArabia or on Facebook at

"I want to go home"

Syria's civil war has claimed over 100,000 lives and sent millions of refugees fleeing their homes. As 2013 winds down, displaced Syrians want to share these words with the world.

Brothers in Arms

Nine years after Arafat’s death, the world’s richest Palestinian and Arafat’s longtime compatriot remembers his friend and addresses rumors the PLO may have played a role in his demise.

Made in Aleppo

The West won’t supply them with heavy weapons, so rebels must make their own guns and bombs to fight off the government’s attacks. Anna Therese Day tours a secret arms workshop near Aleppo.