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

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