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

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