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

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