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

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