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

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