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About Tarek

Writing is a journey.. An adventure if I may say.. Each story, article or poem is a complete new adventure.. A new experience.. I try to enj

A New Year and more issues!

Dear Friends, We begin this new year with you with our new edition of “A Cup Of History Magazine” where we will always continue to try and thrive and bring you more of the history of the world! Check it … Continue reading

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A Cup Of History Online Bits: Did you know that during the cold war that took place between the United States and Russia ,the Soviet Union back then, the United States had a 24 hour / 7 days a week … Continue reading

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A Cup Of History – Online Bits: Did you know that Kim Philby, was one of the most successful KGB agents, who was a high ranked officer in MI6 the British Secret Intelligence  Service and has worked for the KGB … Continue reading

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A Cup Of History Online Bits: In Mongolia, during the time of Genghis Khan, water was considered a sacred item and could not be used except in specific situations such as drinking. But could not be used for bathing. Also … Continue reading

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A Cup Of History – Online Bits Did you know that in ancient Greece, temple priests employed engineers and scientists to invent machines that would help them perform miracles to keep the followers flocking to the temples, and some of … Continue reading

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A Cup Of History Online Bits: In September 52 BC The battle of Alesia took place between Vercingetorix leading the Gallic tribes against Julius Caesar leading the Roman armies..Vercingetorix who had retreated into his fort in Alesia was soon laid under siege … Continue reading

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The Cup Of History Online Bits: Did you know that the tradition behind the famous British 5 O’clock tea , goes back to the days of British colonization of India, when British soldiers set out on their daily patrols would … Continue reading

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