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Press Release – Beirut 7/1/2011, Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations will be holding its annual panel discussion entitled: “The Palestinian Issue: Strategic Assessment of 2010 and Expected Scenarios of 2011” on Thursday 13/1/2011 in Crowne Plaza hotel in Beirut. The Panelists are a select of intellectuals and academics concerned with the Palestinian issue and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The discussion will be scheduled in three sessions, the first covering the internal Palestinian level, the second the Israeli and Arab world levels, and the third covers Islamic and international levels. All three sessions will involve analyzing the developments of 2010 regarding the Palestinian issue, and perceiving the expected scenarios in 2011.

The “Strategic Assessment and Expected Scenarios of the Palestinian Issue” panel discussion has been annually held by Al-Zaytouna Centre since 2007, as a part of the Centre’s efforts of documenting the Palestinian issue and in preparation for the Centre’s annual Palestinian Strategic report.

Schedule of the Panel Discussion

Date: Thursday 13/1/2011
Place: Beirut, Crowne Plaza Hotel

9:00 – 9:30 Reception and Registration

9:30 – 9:40 Opening
Al-Zaytouna Address: Dr. Mohsen M. saleh

9:40 – 11:30 First Session: The Internal Palestinian Level
Session Moderator: Mahmoud Sweid
Paper Presenters:
Saqer Abu Fakher
Majed Abu Dayyak
Suheil al-Natour

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:45 Second Session: The Israeli Scene /followed by/ The Arab World
Session Moderator: Dr. Majdi Hammad
Paper Presenters:
Abdul-Hameed al-Kayyali
Hani al-Masri
Mohammad Jom’a

13:45 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:30 Third Session: The Islamic World /followed by/ The International Scene
Session Moderator: Dr. Salah Eddine Al-Dabbagh

Paper Presenters:
 Dr. Talal Atrissi
Dr. Muhammad Noureddine
Dr. Walid Abdul-Hayy

16:30 – 17:00 Closing and Coffee Break

Al-Zaytounce Centre for Studies and Consultations, Beirut 7/1/2011