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

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