New column: Shazli Country

All the memories...

My new column at al-Masri al-Youm is out. This one is hardcore Egyptian politics junkies, about the life and times of the late Kamal al-Shazli, political boss extraordinaire. 

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, www.arabist.net.