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

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