Orycteropus afer & fitna

If you're interested in the Sunni-Shia debate, you should be reading Abu Aardvark. He has a whole series of very interesting posts lately.

Aardvark Drawing

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, www.arabist.net.