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

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