In my previous article, I wrote about the famous Muslim sultan Saladin and the nature of the Fatimids who ruled Egypt for more than two centuries. I wrote that piece in response to the shocking statements made by Egyptian novelist Youssef Ziedan.
To Islamists Abdul Hamid II, a sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is a respectable and inspiring character. To others he is an obvious enemy. To myself, he is a man who tried to oppose the path of history and governed upon outdated conceptsMashari Althayidi