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

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