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

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