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

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