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Byb·los

 (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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NNA - Minister of Interior and Municipalities Rayya El Hassan, on Thursday received in her office a delegation of Bint Jbeil deputies, including MPs Hasan Fadlallah and Ali Bazzi.
Summary: Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid Bukhari visited archaeological sites in the northern city of Jbeil Saturday, ahead of a summer tourist season that Lebanon hopes will bring a large number of visitors from the kingdom.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An Israeli spy drone crashed on Saturday between the villages of Braacheet and Beit Hanoun in the Caza of Bint Jbeil in Nabatiyeh province, a media outlet reported.
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Ramadi / NINA / A police captain, a policeman and a civilian were killed in an armed attack on a checkpoint in the district of Jbeil, south of Fallujah on Saturday 18, May.
Addressing thousands of cheering supporters in Bint Jbeil, scene of fierce fighting between Hizbullah and Israeli soldiers in 2006, Ahmadi-Nejad said the town was a symbol of resistance to Israel.
During his speech in the town of Bint Jbeil, Ahmadinejad called on Lebanon to be the role model for the region's nations.
BINT JBEIL: Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived to a hero's welcome in southern Lebanon on Thursday as he attended a rally in Bint Jbeil, a Hezbollah stronghold close to the border with Israel.
IDF censors released information that three IDF paratroopers were killed in action Monday during battles with Hizbullah terrorists in the southern Lebanese village of Bint Jbeil.
In another development, an Israeli military spokesman said it had withdrawn troops from one Hezbollah stronghold following a three-day raid against the border town of Bint Jbeil.
NNA - President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, on Wednesday welcomed at Baabda Palace the deputies of Keserwan and Jbeil, with whom he discussed the region's needs, most importantly the implementation of a law on the establishment of Keserwan-Jbeil province, as per a recent decision by the House of Parliament.