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

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