Political Analysis: What’s Next After the Palestinian Authority Had Turned its Back on the Forces of Resistance

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Introduction: It seems that the Palestinian “reconciliation attack” and “Palestinian national unity” efforts, led by the resistance forces, have [...]

Strategic Assessment (122): Biden’s Win in the US Presidential Election: Implications for the Palestine Issue

Summary: The United States (US) foreign policy under US President-elect Joe Biden, after he takes office, is expected to maintain its current broad features vis-à-vis [...]

Political Analysis: The Elections as a Prelude to Reforming the Palestinian Political House

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. The Palestinian circles have been satisfied with the developments in the dialogue between Fatah and Hamas in Istanbul that [...]

Strategic Assessment (120): The Palestinian Authority Between Dissolution and Change of Role: Contexts and Scenarios

Summary: The future of the Palestinian Authority (PA) has increasingly been discussed regarding its dissolution or collapse in light of Israel’s tendency to annex swaths [...]

Political Analysis: President ‘Abbas and the Credibility Crisis

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Introduction: Frankly, the author of these lines does not feel reassured by the announcement of President ‘Abbas, who declared [...]

Strategic Assessment (117): Palestine: The Coronavirus Impact Under Israeli Occupation

Summary: The global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses grave risks and major challenges to the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. Goverments around the world [...]

Political Analysis: Palestinian Legislative Council Elections: a Leap of Faith

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Frankly speaking, in a worn-out Palestinian political and institutional environment, and in the absence of reference figures and institutions [...]

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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.

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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