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

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