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

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