Alaa in the news


Angry Arab noted this picture in Sharq al-Awsat, showing Prince Faisal, Sudan's Omar Bashir and Alaa Mubarak praying in Mecca. Perhaps we should start a Alaa Watch regular feature...

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,