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