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1 Timeline 20th Century ( ) C.E Ibn Saud (Abd al-aziz) captures Riyad. 20th Century ( ) C.E French forces occupy Morocco. 20th Century ( ) C.E Morocco becomes a French protectorate under the Conference of Algeciras. 20th Century ( ) C.E The Presian constitution is promoted. 20th Century ( ) C.E The beginning of the Salafiyyah movement in Paris with it's main sphere of influence in Egypt. 20th Century ( ) C.E The beginning of the Young Turks movement in Turkey. 20th Century ( ) C.E The beginning of the Muhammadiyyah reform movement in Indonesia. 20th Century ( ) C.E Under Ottoman rule, secret Arab nationalist societies are formed. 20th Century ( ) C.E World War I.

2 20th Century ( ) C.E Arab revolt against Ottoman (Turkish) rule. Lawrence of Arabia leads attacks on the Hijaz Railway. 20th Century ( ) C.E Armistice signed with Ottomans on October th Century ( ) C.E World War I ends on November th Century ( ) C.E Syria and Damascus become a French protectorate. 20th Century ( ) C.E Abd Allah bin Husayn in made King of Transjordan. His father was the Sharif of Mecca. 20th Century ( ) C.E Faysal bin Husayn is made King of Iraq. His father was the Sharif of Mecca. 20th Century ( ) C.E Abd al-karim leads a revolt against colonial rule in Moroccan Rif, and declares the "Republic of the Rif". 20th Century ( ) C.E Mustafa Kemal abolishes the Turkish Sultanate. 20th Century ( ) C.E The Turkish Caliphate is abolished. 20th Century ( ) C.E King Abd al-aziz conquers Mecca and Medina, which leads to the unification of the Kingdoms of Najd and Hijaz. 20th Century ( ) C.E Reza Khan seizes the government in Persia and establishes the Pahlavi dynasty.

3 20th Century ( ) C.E Abd al-aziz (Ibn Saud) assumes title of King of Najd and Hijaz. 20th Century ( ) C.E Death of Zaghlul, an Egyptian nationalist leader. 20th Century ( ) C.E Turkey is declared a secular state. 20th Century ( ) C.E Hasan al-banna founds the Muslim Brotherhood. 20th Century ( ) C.E Iraq granted independence by League of Nations. 20th Century ( ) C.E War between King Abd al-aziz and Imam Yahya of the Yemen. 20th Century ( ) C.E Peace treaty of Ta'if. 20th Century ( ) C.E Asir becomes part of Saudi Arabia. 20th Century ( ) C.E Iran becomes the official name of Persia. 20th Century ( ) C.E Increased Jewish immigration provokes widespread Arab-Jewish fighting in Palestine. 20th Century ( ) C.E World War II.

4 20th Century ( ) C.E British and Russian forces invade Iran and Reza Shah is forced to abdicate in favor of his son Mohammad Reza Shah in Iran. 20th Century ( ) C.E Beginning of Zionist terrorist campaign in Palestine. 20th Century ( ) C.E End of World War II. 20th Century ( ) C.E Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria are granted independence from Britain and France. 20th Century ( ) C.E Creation of Pakistan from Muslim Majority area in India. 20th Century ( ) C.E Creation of state of Israel. Arab armies suffer defeat in war with Israel. 20th Century ( ) C.E Hasan al-banna, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, is assassinated. 20th Century ( ) C.E Libya becomes independent. 20th Century ( ) C.E King Faruq of Egypt forced to abdicate. 20th Century ( ) C.E General Zahedi leads coup against Musaddeq, Shah returns to power. 20th Century ( ) C.E Death of King Abd al-aziz (Ibn Saud) of Saudi Arabia.

5 20th Century ( ) C.E The foundation stone is laid to enlarge the Prophet's mosque in Medina. 20th Century ( ) C.E Morocco becomes independent. 20th Century ( ) C.E Tunisia becomes independent. 20th Century ( ) C.E The Bey of Tunisia is deposed, and Bourguiba becomes becomes president. 20th Century ( ) C.E Enlargement of the Haram in Mecca begins. 20th Century ( ) C.E Algeria becomes independent. 20th Century ( ) C.E Death of Zaydi Imam of Yemen (Ahmad). Crown Prince Bahr succeds him and takes the title Imam Mansur Bi-Llah Muhammad. 20th Century ( ) C.E Malcom X is assassinated. 20th Century ( ) C.E The enlargement of the Haram in Mecca is completed. 20th Century ( ) C.E King Idris of Libya is ousted by a coup led by Colonel Qadhdhafi. 20th Century ( ) C.E King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan is overthrown.

6 Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org) 20th Century ( ) C.E Death of Elijah Mohammad, leader of Nation of Islam among African Americans in North America. 20th Century ( ) C.E Wallace Warith Deen Mohammad assumes leadership of Nation of Islam and shifts movement toward Islamic Orthodoxy renaming it American Muslim Mission. 20th Century ( ) C.E Imam Musa Sadr is apparently assassinated after he disappears on a trip to Libya. He was the religious leader of the Lebanese Twelve-Imam Shi'ites. He promoted the resurgence of Shi'ites in Lebanon and set the foundation of Amal. 20th Century ( ) C.E The Shah leaves Iran on January 15, thus bringing the Pahlavi dynasty to an end. 20th Century ( ) C.E On 1 Muharram AH 1400/21 November, the first day of the 15th Islamic century, fanatics led by students of the Theological University of Medina attempt to promote one of their group as Mahdi and thus fulfill a certain prophetic Hadith: "A man of the people of Medina will go forth, fleeing to Mecca, and certain of the people of Mecca will come to him and will lead him forth against his will and swear fealty to him between the rukn (Black Stone corner of the Kabah) and the Maqam Ibrahim." They hold the Haram of Mecca against the army for two weeks. Sixty-three of the 300 fanatics are captured alive, the mosque is recovered, and the conspirators are all put to death. 20th Century ( ) C.E Beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. 20th Century ( ) C.E Iran-Iraq comes to an end with much loss of life. 20th Century ( ) C.E Military annexation of Kuwait by Iraq, under Ba'athist leader Saddam Hussain, is reversed in 1991 by a coalition of United States-led forces. View Page Source : Alim.org-Timeline History-20th Century ( ) C.E.

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