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

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