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

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