middle east

Events

Enlightment

1750 - 1800

Ottoman Empire

1750 - 1923

Napoleon Leads campaign in Egypt and Syria

1798

Battle of the Nile

1799

Treaty of Ghent

1814

Oriental Crisis

1840

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Suez Canal

1869

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Franco-Syrian War

1919 - 1921

Persia becomes Iran

1935

World War 2

1939 - 1945

Arab-Israeli War

1948

Egypt independence

1952

Egyptian revolution

1952

Iranian coup d'etat

1953

Suez crisis

1956

Gulf War

1991

al-Qaeda attacks USA

2001

Iraq War

2003