Al-Zaytouna Centre Participates in the “Jerusalem: The Nation’s Identity” Conference in Malaysia

//Al-Zaytouna Centre Participates in the “Jerusalem: The Nation’s Identity” Conference in Malaysia

Joining 200 scholars from 30 countries, the General-Manager of al-Zaytouna Centre, Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh, participated in MyAqsa Roundtable Conference for World Islamic Scholars on Baitulmaqdis: “Jerusalem: The Nation’s Identity,” which was held on 26–28/1/2018, in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The conference was jointly organized by MyAQSA Foundation and the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM), with the participation of the Council of Palestinian Scholars Abroad and International Union of Muslim Scholars.

Dr. Saleh presented a paper on the “Normalization with Israel,” in the conference first session “The Ruling of Normalization with Israel,” headed by Dr. Thabet Abu al-Hajj.

The first session also included a paper titled “The Nation’s Scholars Charter.. Incentive and Substance,” by Dr. Muhammad ‘Abdul Karim; and a recorded speech by Dr. Marwan Abu Ras; followed by discussions and interventions.

The second session discussed the topic of “fighting Israel,” and was headed by Dr. ‘Abdul Jabbar Sa‘id. It included papers presented by Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri, Dr. ‘Abdul Razzaq Qassum and Dr. Muhammad Yusri.

“Jerusalem… Reality and Challenges,” was the title of the third session, and it was headed by Dr. Abdulvahap Ekinci. It included papers by Yasir Abu Ghazalah and Dr. Ra’fat Masri.

In the fourth session, headed by Sheik Muhammad al-Hajj, the theme “New Ideas and Opinions for the Liberation of Jerusalem” was discussed, with a major paper by Dr. Ali al-Qaradaghi.

Finally, the conference ended by discussing the closing statement.

Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, 12/2/2018

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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.