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
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Here We Go Again: Israeli Government Collapses

    Jun 28, 2022Yousef Munayyer

    The Israeli Knesset once again voted to dissolve itself, setting the stage for new elections this fall, which will be the country’s fifth in just three years. …

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantProtests and Activism

    The Political Transformation of Protest Movements in Iraq and Lebanon

    Jun 24, 2022Zeidon Alkinani

    Despite the limited achievements of Iraq and Lebanon's recently-established protest movements compared to their stated objectives, the movements’ small gains m…

Multimedia

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

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This Webinar discusses efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures for …

  • Event Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC organized this webinar to analyze the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and answer some fund…

  • Press Releases
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Factsheet: Responses by Arab and Regional States to Events in Jerusalem

    Apr 22, 2022Arab Center Washington DC Staff

    Events in Jerusalem since the beginning of Ramadan have elicited widespread condemnation from Arab and other states in the Middle East. Israeli occupation forc…

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

    The International Human Rights Community and Israeli Crimes of Apartheid

    Apr 21, 2022

    A special conversation with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Stanley Mi…

Webinars & Events

  • Panel Discussions
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

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

    Jun 30, 2022

    The webinar discusses the findings of existing investigations and debates whether they can lead to accountability and the protection of journalists and of pres…

  • Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Jerusalem and the Battle for Survival

    Jun 18, 2022

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Institute for Palestine Studies organized a lecture by Palestinian historian and professor at Birzeit U…

  • Panel Discussions
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This webinar discusses the efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures …

Experts

Dana El Kurd
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Dana El Kurd

Non-resident Senior 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
Joe Macaron
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Joe Macaron

Former Resident Fellow
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