Saraya Abdeen: TV Serial Vexes Egyptians, Historians

July 16, 2014 9:37 AM

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Saraya Abdeen: TV Serial Vexes Egyptians, Historians

Barely halfway through its month-long run, the TV serial Saraya Abdeen had already ruffled Egyptian feathers, irked historians, and upset the surviving son of Egypt's ousted King Farouk whose forebears occupied the palace after which the show is named.

"The serial is replete with historical and geographical errors, and the mixing of characters, which stems from great ignorance about the family's members and the nation's history during one of its brightest periods," wrote King Ahmed Fouad, whose father abdicated in July 1952 in favor of the baby pr...

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