At least 130 killed in Baghdad market

With so much gruesome stuff happening in Iraq on a daily basis it shames me to think that I only really take notice when over 100 people die.

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,