Almasry Alyoum | Unidentified burns Ayman Nour's face with the flames of a pesticide

Almasry Alyoum | Unidentified burns Ayman Nour's face with the flames of a pesticide
Disgraceful: "Ayman Nour, the former leader of Al-Ghad (tomorrow) party, was attacked by an unidentified assailant, and was wounded with first degree burns on the right side of his face, forehead and scalp."

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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.