Africans in the Middle East

The Head Heeb, an excellent blog on Africa (and much else), is beginning a series of posts on Africans in the Middle East with this piece linking to a Washington Post article on black Iraqis. Definitely worth following.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,