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1

Iran’s leader?
Embraced Western government and wealthy oil companies

Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

2

Nationalist in Iran unite under this Prime Minister?

Prime Minister Muhammad Mossaddeq

3

Conservative Muslim leaders
Socially/morally corrupted Western Ideas
Wants Iran to be a republic by Islamic Law

Ayatollah

4

Leader of the religious opposition in Iran

Ayatollah Khomeini

5

Legal code for Iran

Islamic Law

6

Iranians are ___

Shi'a

7

Iraqis are ___

Sunni

8

Governed Iraq as a secular state

Saddam Hussein

9

Rebels of Afghanistan

Mujahideen

10

Roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict?

Ancient Jerusalem being conquered in 70

11

Year that Ancient Israel becomes Palestine?

70

12

What year does Palestine become Modern Israel?

1948

13

Jewish people “disperse” to escape persecution

Diaspora

14

Movement to found homeland for Jewish people

Zionism

15

Founder of Zionism?

Theodore Herzl

16

A letter aimed at Jewish support for Allies in WWI from Britain

The Balfour Declaration

17

Reasons for the establishment of Israel?

Ancient homeland of Jews
Need homeland to escape persecution
Jews helped to establish a Palestine

18

Arguments against the establishment of Israel?

Arab land for hundreds of years
Majority is Arab
No reason to be blamed/punished since they had nothing to do with persecutions

19

Prime Minister of Israel?

David Begin

20

Years of the Arab-Israeli war?

1948
1956
1967
1973

21

1973 war b/w Arab and Israeli called?

Yumcapore War

22

Loss of Arab land?
Means catastrophe

Al Nakba

23

1950 law calling for the Jews return to Israel?

The Law of Return

24

Leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization?

Yasser Arafat

25

Military group turned political party?

Palestinian Liberation Organization

26

Terrorism at which Olympics?

Munich Germany

27

After the 1948 war how was Jerusalem split?

West - Israeli
East - Palestinian Arab

28

1956 war was caused by?

Egypt nationalizing Suez Canal

29

1967 - What territories are gained by Israel?

Gaza Strip
Sinai Peninsula
Golan Heights
West Bank

30

1967 - Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands and Arab recognition of Israel?

Resolution 242