Iran bans Facebook

Iran: mostly nasty, but sometimes they may be on to something. (No, not really.) Meanwhile, the Lebanese are the last people to discover Facebook, apparently.

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,