Stefan Geens' Middle East panoramas

Stefan Geens, photographer and Call of Duty IV addict extraordinaire, has a lovely series of 3D panoramas of Sanaa, Yemen (click and drag on pic to move camera angle):

Spice suq, Sana'a, Yemen in Yemen

More from Stefan here, and notably check out this incredible panoramas from inside Egyptian tombs.

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,