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

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