Modern Middle East

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Can you name the notable events/leaders/landmarks of the modern Middle East Since 1900?

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Location of the Ka'aba Stone (city)
2009: US began pulling troops out of this country
Secretive UK-France treaty of 1916.
1942 Declaration that made Zionist goals explicit (hint: NYC)
Winner of Arab-Israeli War of 1948
1978 Agreement between Israel & Egypt moderated by Carter
Holiday war of 1973: both sides declare victory
Location of PLO headquarters in 1982
Site of the Rock of Moriah.
Empire of the Middle East through early 1900s
Country that invaded Iraq in 2003
Length of 1967 Israeli War that resulted in the 'Occupied Territories'
1930 report investigates settlement in Palestine
600,000 people fled Israel in 1948 creating massive...
President that launched an attack on Iran in 1980
British Declaration of 1917 supporting Jewish homeland in Palestine
War hero a founder of the Republic of Turkey
Current Palestinian Authority Leader
Date of Israeli Independence
1993 treaty that created the Palestinian National Authority
Control of this trade route led to 1956 war.
Major Israeli leader fell into a coma in 2006
1st Prime Minister of Israel
Current Prime Minister of Israel
Leader of the first Zionist Congress
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System created after WW1 whereby Europeans aimed to prepare Arab nations for self-government.
Rebel group that seized control of Kabul in 1996
Religious leader of 1979 Iranian Revolution
Natural Resource found in Iran in 1908
Initiated the Pahlavi Dynasty in Iran
1 of the 3 Countries ceding the 'Occupied Territories' to Israel
International body that decided to partition Palestine in 1947
Obama addressed the Islamic world from this city (June 2009)
Founder of Al-Qaeda and 9/11 mastermind
Remnant of the second temple of Jerusalem.
Egyptian leader assassinated in 1981
Site of pivotal 1948 massacre where over 100 Arabs were killed.
1950s Egyptian leader promoted Pan-Arabism
1 of the 2 main countries dividing up Middle East after WW1
Who invaded Afghanistan in 1979?
2nd Intifada sparked by an Israeli leader's visit to this mosque
Leader of PLO from 1969 to 2004
Movement to create a national home for Jews
Iranian Dynasty that ended in 1925
UN resolution declares Jerusalem 'separate body'
Term for uprisings among PLO supporters inside Israel
Group of reformers that restored Turkish Constitution in 1908
Coalition of oil producing nations.
International body created after WW1
Iraq invaded this country in 1990.

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