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

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