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forms against France in Algeria. France retaliates against Muslim towns and Degaulle becomes Prime minister, peace talks: independence
FLN (national liberation front)
new prime minister of Israel when it is created in 1948
David Ben-Gurion
pro-British King of Egypt, overthrown by Gamal Abdel Nasser
King Farouk I
overthrows the king and takes power, won't sign Baghdad Pact: wants to build a dam and seize control of the Suez Canal: idea of pan arabism
Gamal Abdel Nasser
1956 Egypt's (Nasser) confrontation with Britain, France, and Israel over control of Suez Canal
Suez Crisis
U.S. led alliance against communism in the Middle East
Baghdad Pact
Nasser's idea to unite all of the Arab's into one country
Pan-Arabism
anti-communist shah, whose power was reduced with budget military cuts until the army put him back into power
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
nationalist prime minister who is trying to control oil because he is unhappy that Great Britain is in control and reduces Pahlavi's power, army unhappy
Mohammad Mossaddeq