Palestinian Documents for the Year 2010

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Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations published a new volume of the “Palestinian Documents” series, “Palestinian Documents for the Year 2010.”  This is the 6th volume in a series issued since 2005. It is edited by Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh and Wael Saad.

The book includes 305 documents sketching the map of different events associated with the Palestinian issue in 2010, thus reflecting a comprehensive, balanced and objective image of the issue during this year.

Publication Information:


Title: Al-Watha’iq al-Filastiniyyah li Sanat 2010 (Palestinian Documents for the Year 2010)
Editors: Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh, Wael Saad
Publication Year: 1st edition, August 2015
Hardcover: 752 pages, 17*24
Price: $25

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The book is one of the most important periodic publications issued by Al-Zaytouna, pursuing meticulous criteria for selecting documents. These are categorized according to their importance, thus showing the map of events and developments related to the Palestinian issue.

The editorial staff was keen to consider the influential factors throughout 2010 on the Palestinian, Arab, Islamic, Israeli and international levels while taking into account the relative weight of the prominent players, the level of their influence, and their participation in the events.  

Reading through the documents reveals that the state of deadlock, division and frustration that has been dominant over the Palestinian situation throughout 2010, where no major change has been witnessed on the local, regional, Arab, Islamic or international levels.

The peace process in 2010 suffered further setbacks and frustration after attempts to push it forward through direct or indirect negotiations. This was so because of Israeli intransigence and the USA refusal to exercise any pressure on the Israeli government. Concurrently, the track of armed resistance suffered suffocating siege in Gaza Strip, repression from the Palestinian Authority, which is indulged in security coordination with Israel, and it also suffered from hostile or unfavorable Arab environment.

The volume is the outcome of a year of continuous work. It enriches the Palestinian library with an additional reference book that would serve researchers and those interested in the Palestinian issue, in addition to universities, research centres and studies institutions.

>> To Download the documents, Click here   (Arabic)

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Al-Zaytouna Centre conducts strategic and futuristic academic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds. It focuses on the Palestinian issue and the conflict with Israel as well as related Palestinian, Arab, Islamic and international developments.

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Mohsen Moh’d Saleh, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Modern and Contemporary Arab History, the general manager of al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, editor-in-chief of the annual Palestinian Strategic Report, former head of Department of History and Civilization at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), and former executive manager of Middle East Studies Centre in Amman.
He was granted the Bait al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) award for Young Muslims Scholars in 1997 and the Excellent Teaching Award (College level), given by IIUM in 2002. Dr. Mohsen is the author of 13 books and some of his books were translated into several languages. He contributed chapters to seven books. He is the editor/ co-editor of more than 30 books. Dr. Mohsen is the editor of electronic daily “Palestine Today,” which has so far published more than 3,777 issues. He has published many articles in refereed scholarly journals and magazines. He presented papers at innumerable academic local and international conferences and seminars. He is a frequent commentator on current issues on broadcasting media.