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

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