Islam and science special in Nature

Nature, one of the world's most respected scientific magazines, has a special on Islam and science. There's tons of interesting stuff, from the attitude of Islamist parties to scientific research to the neglect of scientific funding in most Islamic countries.

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,