Political Analysis: The Elections Map of the Palestinian Legislative Council

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Thirty-six electoral lists were formally submitted to the Independent Palestinian Central Elections Commission (CEC), where the “official” Fatah movement [...]

Political Analysis: The Crises of the Fatah Movement and Meeting the Phase Requirement

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Fatah is grappling with four crises on which this article focuses, that impact its dealing with the dangerous phase [...]

Political Analysis: The “Official” Positioning of the Palestinian Resistance

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. Revolutions, by their nature, are departures from the pattern, revolt against reality and challenge to impose “official” structures. Originally, [...]

Political Analysis: The Palestinians Abroad and the Challenge of Representation in the Palestinian National Council

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. As much as the Palestinians yearn to end the schism, achieve national unity, and rebuild the Palestinian representative official [...]

Political Analysis: The Rise of Hamas

By: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh. There are some researchers and experts on the Palestine issue who argue that Hamas rose and gained its power [...]

Constitutional Law Expert Warns: Holding Legislative Elections Violates the Palestinian Basic Law

The constitutional law expert Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mubarak al-Khalidi, the former dean of the College of Law at An-Najah National University, warns that in case [...]

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 (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 [...]

Overview:

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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