Political Insights (2): The Chinese Position on the Israeli War on Gaza

By: Dr. Mohammad Makram Balawi.[*] (Exclusively for al-Zaytouna Centre). Developed Chinese-Israeli Relations... However: China’s diplomatic relations with Israel began in 1992. Beijing has believed that [...]

Academic Paper: Will the Petroyuan be an Alternative to the Petrodollar? (Arabic)

Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations has published an Arabic academic paper entitled “Will the Petroyuan be an Alternative to the Petrodollar?,” which studies the [...]

Political Opinion: A Reading in the Book: Futures Studies in International Relations

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Few are the serious future studies done by specialized experts in the Arab world, and few are the studies [...]

Panel Discussion: Multipolarity and the Shifting Alliances in the Middles East

Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations held, on 15/11/2022, a panel discussion entitled “Multipolarity and the Shifting Alliances in the Middles East” with the participation [...]

Panel Discussion: Multipolarity and the Shifting Alliances in the Middle East

Reading Time: 5 minutes

  • Date: 15/11/2022
  • Sessions: One session
  • Virtual live Discussion

Academic Paper: The Problem of Managing International Relations in the Contemporary International System

By: Prof. Dr. Walid ‘Abd al-Hay.[1] (Exclusively for al-Zaytouna Centre). Introduction Three concepts are being circulated in the literature of international relations, whose meaning and [...]

Political Analysis: A Reading in the Maps of Influence and Alliances in the Arab Region

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Overview The Arab region suffers from a growing state of “strategic vacuum” and a continuing state of instability, formation [...]

Academic Paper: The Future of Arab-Chinese Relations in 2030

By: Prof. Dr. Walid ‘Abd al-Hay.[*] (Exclusively for al-Zaytouna Centre). Introduction Change constitutes the central unit of analysis in futures studies. Without change, the concept [...]

Political Analysis: Will China Develop its Foreign Policy Toward Palestine and the Arab Region?

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Huge Leaps: China has made tremendous strides since it adopted the Four Modernizations in 1978 and the theory of [...]



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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