The Ottoman Empire was a Middle Eastern empire that was founded in 1299 C.E and dissolved 1922 C.E.
Napoleon Bonaparte starts his campaign in the middle east in Egypt and Syria
The Ottoman Empire started to modernize in response to foreign influence.
The Internal Combustion Engine was created making a high demand for petroleum and oil, which fueled these engines.
The Suez Canal is created, connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. This allows inter-regional interactions to be conducted.
The British occupy Cairo and Egypt becomes a puppet government, controlled by the British.
British and French troops occupy parts of the Ottoman Empire.
The Ottoman Empire dissolved shortly after World War 1 .
A war between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Persia officially becomes the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Egyptians overthrew the monarchy that was led by Farouk I.
A civil war fought between Palestinians and Maronites that lasted from 1975 to 1990
Israeli troops exit Lebanon
Members of Al-Qaeda attacked the United States.
Troops from the United States, United Kingdom, Poland, and Australia invaded Iraq.
Zaida Shia Houthis attack Yemen. (Houthi insurgents vs. Yemeni Military)
Syrian troops leave Lebanon because of the Cedar Revolution after the assassination of Rafik Hariri
A short war (34 days) fought between the Hezbollah (Islamist armed group) and the Israeli Defense Forces.
A civil war (still fought) between the Ba'athist Syrian Arab Republic and government-opposing forces.
ISIS starts to rise in Syria and Iraq. ISIS tries to overthrow the Syrian government.