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

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