Middle Eastern Events

  • Sykes-Picot agreement

    A secret agreement between the governments of the UK and France, with the assent of Imperial Russia.
  • Arab revolt on Syria

    the aim of securing independence from the ruling Ottoman Turks and creating a single unified Arab state spanning
  • Balfour Decloration

    a classified formal statement of policy by the British government
  • Fall of the Ottoman Empire

    The fall of the Ottoman state is often attributed to the failure of its economic structure.
  • United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine

    Aplan approved by the General Assembly to terminate the British Mandate of Palestine by August 1, 1948.