Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr

Tom Verde Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.   Art direction for the “Malika” series is by Ana Carreño Leyva; calligraphy is by Soraya Syed; and the logo graphics are by Mukhtar Sanders (Image Source) *** [Note of […]

Trump era heralds warming of US-Egypt ties

Source: BBC As President Donald Trump tries to re-instate his controversial travel ban, there is one thing he does not need to worry about – any opposition from Egypt. When President Trump decided to temporarily close America’s borders to citizens of seven mainly Muslim nations, the response from Cairo was […]