The Levant, part of the Fertile Crescent region and located in the eastern Mediterranean, encompasses the countries of Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, Syria, and Turkey. This page features an archive of publications, events, and digital media content produced by Arab Center Washington DC covering issues relevant to this region of the Arab world.

Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    SyriaGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Captagon Problem in Saudi Arabia and Other Gulf States

    Over the past decade, the amphetamine fenethylline, widely known by the brand name Captagon, has increasingly become the drug of choice among the youth in Gulf…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Biden Administration Must Press for Accountability and Justice for Shireen Abu Akleh

    Sep 22, 2022Jonathan Kuttab

    On September 5, the Israeli Army released the long-awaited results of its investigation into the murder of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by…

Multimedia

  • Infographic
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Syrian Refugee Population around the Globe

    Aug 1, 2022ACW Research and Analysis Team

    Our research team compiled the following information about Syrian refugees from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), including the number of refugees in …

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Trip to the Middle East: Objectives and Potential Outcomes

    Jul 14, 2022

    Experts examine the objectives, implications, and expected outcomes of President Biden's Middle East trip and whether his campaign promises of a foreign policy…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Unraveling the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: The Issue of Accountability

    Jun 30, 2022

    Panelists discusses the findings of existing investigations and debates whether they can lead to accountability and the protection of journalists and of press …

  • Press Releases
    Palestine/Israel

    Jerusalem Story

    Jun 18, 2022

    Jerusalem Story is a new online resource which aims to tell the story of a unique city through a new lens—that of the city’s large and diverse indigenous Pales…

Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Settler Colonialism in Ireland and Palestine

    Sep 24, 2022

    Rashid Khalidi discuss settler colonialism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Ireland. Khalidi is Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia Univers…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Religious Status Quo: Erosion and Future Implications

    Sep 20, 2022

    Experts discuss the status and erosion of the Jerusalem Status Quo today, as well as Israeli violations, future implications for Jerusalem, and prospects for e…

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    The webinar features Abdurrahman Mustafa, Prime Minister of the Syrian Interim Government, discussing his government’s achievements and challenges. Other panel…

Experts

Dana El Kurd
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Dana El Kurd

Non-resident Senior Fellow
Gregory Aftandilian
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Gregory Aftandilian

Non-resident Fellow
Halim Shebaya
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Halim Shebaya

Non-resident Fellow
Imad K. Harb
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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
Khalil E. Jahshan
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Khalil E. Jahshan

Executive Director
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior Fellow
Tamara Kharroub
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Tamara Kharroub

Deputy Executive Director & Senior Fellow
Yara M. Asi
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Yara M. Asi

Non-resident Fellow
Yousef Munayyer
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Yousef Munayyer

Non-resident Senior Fellow