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

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