Southern Asia 1922
Turkish Great Offensive
After their 1921 defeat of the Greek invasion at Sakarya, the Turks slowly gathered their forces for their counterattack. In ...
Southern Asia 1927
Treaty of Jeddah
In December 1925 the Saudis completed their conquest of Hejaz, creating the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd. In order to ...
Southern Asia 1946
When World War II ended, the Soviet Union refused to withdraw from Allied-occupied Iran at the same time as Britain ...
During the Second World War, Britain and the Soviet Union had occupied Iran. With the war over, the United States ...
Southern Asia 1947
Partition of India
The end of World War II saw British India in a state of increasing unrest, with debt-ridden Britain unwilling to ...
As a result of the War, Germany had been divided into Allied zones of occupation. The German capital, Berlin, was ...
Breakup of Yugoslavia
With change sweeping Europe, the multi-ethnic communist federation of Yugoslavia, already suffering from nationalistic tensions, began to break apart. In ...
Rise of Daesh
In late 2013, Daesh (the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also called ISIS or ISIL) had emerged as the ...