Director of Al Zaitouna Centre for Studies

Dr Mohsen Saleh has been the Director-General of the Zaitouna Centre for Studies in Beirut since 2004. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the International Islamic University, Malaysia, and between 1993 and 1994 he was the Executive Manager of the Middle East Studies Centre, Amman. He was the winner of the Beit Al-Maqdes young scholars award in 1997 and received the Teaching Excellency award from the International Malaysia University in 2002. Dr Saleh was awarded his PhD in Modern and Contemporary History in 1993. He is an Associate Professor in Palestinian studies, and specialises in political and strategic studies. He edited the eight-volume Palestinian Strategic Report. He is also the author of 13 books and has edited more than 60 books, mostly on the Palestinian issue. He was the editor of the bulletin Palestine Today until 2014.