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 (bĭb′ləs, -lŏs′)
An ancient city of Phoenicia north-northeast of present-day Beirut, Lebanon. It was the chief city of Phoenicia in the second millennium bc and was noted for its papyruses.
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Noun1.Byblos - an ancient Mediterranean seaport that was a thriving city state in Phoenicia during the second millennium BC; was the chief port for the export of papyrus; located in Lebanon to the north of Beirut; now partially excavated
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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In H1 2012 Byblos Bank recorded one of the most elevated liquidity levels in the sector.
Summary: Figures issued by Global Blue, the VAT refund operator for international shoppers, showed that the total spending by tourists in Lebanon dropped by 6 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2014, as stated by Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week.
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NNA - 23/2/2011 Surrounded by Byblos Rotari Club Head Mars Semaan, Jbeil Municipality Head Ziad Hawwat, and Red Cross Head Sami Dahdah, Caretaker Health Minister Mohamed Jawad Khalifeh illuminated by laser the historical "Jbeil Castle" from Touristic "Eddeh Sand" Compound under the motto of "No to Polio".
Mohammad Jawad Khalife, said Sunday during the inauguration of Primary Health Care Center in Byblos that it was better to have institutions in need of progress than to have no institutions at all.
All the childhood memories are of Lebanon's renowned oud maestro, vocalist and composer revolve around Byblos.
Byblos Bank and American Express Middle East (AEME) have announced a new agreement allowing Byblos Bank to distribute and offer American Express Charge Cards to its eligible clients.
Responding to a question, the MP said that it is most likely that there will be an electoral battle in Jezzine and did not deny that the last municipal poll in Byblos was political.
IFC has teamed up with Byblos Bank Armenia to expand mortgage lending and develop a market for residential energy efficiency finance in Armenia, a country without fossil energy resources, helping save energy resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
MP Simon Abi Ramia visited Social Security National Fund offices in Byblos where he was briefed on the occurring problems concerning due payments of the insured people.
Summary: Riyadi set up a mouthwatering clash with archrivals Sagesse in the Lebanese Basketball League finals after they ousted Byblos from the semifinals with a 73-70 victory in Game 3 Wednesday.
Francois Bassil, Chairman and General Manager of Byblos Bank inaugurated the bank's new e-BRANCH at its headquarters in Ashrafieh, Sassine, on 24 November.