From Touba via one of my favorite Tumblog, LedgerGermane, which had this great video of Sufi chanting in Chechnya recently:

Check out that old guy with the beard!
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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,