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

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