Political Analysis and Opinion

Political Analysis: The Zenith and Erosion Phenomenon, and the Future of Israel

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Introduction After 76 years since its establishment, has Israel reached its peak, with weakening factors starting to outweigh those [...]

Political Analysis: Netanyahu’s Escalation and Rushing to the Forefront

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The longer Netanyahu extends the war in Gaza Strip (GS), the more precarious his position becomes. His stubbornness weakens [...]

Political Analysis: Israeli Assault on Rafah: Bound for Failure

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. For over three months, the Israeli threat of invading Rafah loomed, with one foot in motion and the other [...]

Political Analysis: The Israeli Occupation and Pre-Conclusion Arrangements of the Gaza War

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. There are four newly emerging situations and three other specifically targeted situations that Israel aims to stabilize on the [...]

Political Analysis: Thirteen Indicators That Israel’s War on Gaza is on Borrowed Time

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Thirteen signs indicate that the war on Gaza Strip (GS), which has lasted more than six months, is now [...]

Political Analysis: Fatah, Hamas, and the Question of Reality Disconnect

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. A notable aspect of the Fatah statement, issued on 15/3/2024, and distributed by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), is [...]

Political Analysis: The US Pier in Gaza and the “Brutal Humanity”

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. On 7/3/2024, President Biden announced that the US will “establish a temporary pier in the Mediterranean on the coast [...]

Political Analysis: Resignation of the Shtayyeh Government… A Leap Backward?!

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The reported resignation of the Palestinian Authority (PA) government in Ramallah is seen as a response either to “international [...]


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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