New blog: nutgraph

Here's a newish blog by an Egyptian female journalist:

There's some nicely written posts there -- I liked this one about the first extensive English-language version of Abu Hanifa's writings. And I wish she would change her comments system so that it would accept anonymous comments from people who don't have Blogger accounts.

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,