Photos from Badrashin

Train Derailment In Egypt Leads To Death Of 19 Soldiers

From Jonathan Rashad's Flickr set of the Badrashin train accident, the latest train disaster to take place in Egypt, claiming the lives of at least 19 soldiers on a military train.

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.