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

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