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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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The cities, among others, include Jizan, Najran, Jbail, Khafji, Qurayyat, Abha, Khamis Mushait, Buraydeh and Unaizah.
Balloting is scheduled in 15 constituencies, including ones comprising several districts; the largest is the Third South District (Nabatiyeh, Marjeyoun, Hasbaya and Bint Jbail), which groups more than 450,000 eligible voters, and the smallest is the First South District (Sidon and Jezzine) with approximately 120,000 would-be voters.
The statement added, "The Iraqi forces continued their advance toward new targets south of the city, which is the doctors' houses area in Jbail region.
Contracted by the government to collect, treat and dispose of Beirut's waste in the early 1990s, Sukleen and Sukomi -- which even Sukkar refers to collectively as Sukleen, a play on the family name -- the companies quickly took on more municipalities in Lebanon and have been handling waste in the capital and all of the Mount Lebanon governorate (except Jbail) for around 20 years.
In line with that, Spinneys will soon open a supermarket in Jbail and was resolving a legal dispute that would allow for a second supermarket in Beirut's Ashrafieh neighborhood.
Cambanis starts his book just before the end of 2006 war by meeting Rani Bazzi in the bombed southern village Bint Jbail, where Rani, as a Hezbollah militia member, was helping with the evacuation of civilians.
The village of Bint Jbail that Ahmadi-nejad visited near the border was one of the Iran-funded reconstruction projects.
In Bint Jbail, a large replica of the Aksa Mosque in Jerusalem was constructed, with an Iranian flag atop it.
The Iranian leader will make a two-day visit to Lebanon on October 12 and is slated to visit the southern Lebanese village of Bint Jbail where he will deliver a speech.
The paper reported that the towns of Ghwaibeh in the Jbail (Byblos) district in north Lebanon saw the election candidates win their municipal councils uncontested.
Filming took place in Lebanon in the historical city "Jbail." Hind worked with the Lebanese director Fadi Haddad.
Once secured, Maroun Al-Ras became the IDF's launching site for follow-on combat operations against the towns of Bent Jbail, a large Shia town bordering Israel (see Figure 1, Inset 1).