Repeated attempts to obtain comment from Cohen, sultan, her family, or a lawyer representing sultan were unsuccessful.
In June 2010, sultan and Cohen were summoned to answer a foreclosure complaint filed by Bank of America.
sultan has been too ill for years to run affairs effectively, and Abdullah is fading.
1550s, from Middle French sultan "ruler of Turkey" (16c.), from Arabic sultan "ruler, king, queen, power, dominion," from Aramaic shultana "power," from shelet "have power." His wife, mother, daughter, concubine, or sister is a sultana.