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