Byblos

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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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Summary: In the 2009 parliamentary elections, the Free Patriotic Movement won the eight seats in Kesrouan and Jbeil under the old winner-takes-all electoral law.
NNA - Deputy Prime Minister, Public Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani began Saturday a tour in the Casa of Byblos by visiting the office of Jbeil's "Qaem Maqam" Najwa Sweidan Farah at the Jbeil Serail, in the presence of a number of municipality heads, mukhtars and civil society organizations.
The plan, needless to say, did not fully materialize, leaving individual areas to come up with their own plans to produce electricity -- starting in Zahle in 2014, with plans announced for Jbeil (Byblos) and Tripoli in 2015.
Salim Sfeir, Bank of Beirut Chairman and CEO, inaugurated Bank of Beirut's second branch in Jbeil Voie 13 in the presence of a large number of guests, and under the patronage of Father Milad Tarabay, President of Notre Dame des Secours University Hospital.
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.
Bint Jbeil is just 4 km from the border and Israel's Channel 2 Television said echoes of Ahmadi-Nejad's welcome ceremony were audible on the Israeli side minutes before he arrived.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited Lebanon's Southern border town of Bint Jbeil and village of Qana, and hailed the resistance shown by them during 33-day summer war with Zionist regime of 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.
Summary: One man was wounded in an armed ambush overnight Wednesday in the southern area of Bint Jbeil, the state-run National News Agency reported.