Political Analysis and Opinion

Political Analysis: The Seven Major “Sins” of the Oslo Accords

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. On the thirtieth anniversary of the Oslo Accords, it becomes ever more clear, year after year, how enormous the [...]

Political Analysis: The Bitter Harvest of the Security Forces of the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The killing of ‘Abdul Qader Zaqdah in Tulkarm refugee camp (RC) on Wednesday, 30/8/2023, sparked widespread public anger and [...]

Political Analysis: Fatah Leadership Behavior Towards Palestinian Reconciliation

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Since its takeover of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the summer of 1968 (and its assumption of the [...]

Political Analysis: The Dilemma of Palestinians Dealing with “International Legitimacy”

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. First of all, the term “international legitimacy” means the set of principles and laws that govern and guide international [...]

Political Analysis: Strength of Jenin and the Erosion of Ramallah’s Palestinian Authority

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. This article focuses on two significant points concerning the recent attempt by the Israeli occupation to raid the Jenin [...]

Political Analysis: Secular Zionism and Religious Zionism: Where They Converge and Where They Diverge: Back to the Roots

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Contrary to common narratives in political, media, cultural and even academic circles, the Zionist movement possesses a religious essence, [...]

Political Analysis: Facts and Illusions About the 1948 Palestine Nakbah

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. These days are the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Nakbah (catastrophe) of Palestine, and the establishment of Israel on Palestinian [...]

Political Analysis: The Significance of Hamas’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The visit of Hamas delegation to Saudi Arabia opened a new page for the relation between the two sides [...]

Political Analysis: The Aqaba Summit: What’s Next?

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. In the Aqaba Conference, held in Jordan on 26/2/2023, Jordan, Egypt, US, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel, have [...]



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.

General Manager

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.
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