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QUIZ: Can you name the notable events/leaders/landmarks of the modern Middle East Since 1900?

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

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