Links 4-6 June 2012

Before the usual links, a big thanks fo Cairobserver, which not only has a wonderful website but also recently came out with a spiffy print edition. Check out this excellent post on cinema and cultural production in Egypt: The Arab Republic of Delete.

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.