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

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