Byblos


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an ancient Mediterranean seaport that was a thriving city state in Phoenicia during the second millennium BC

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BEIRUT: A Dutch metal band has canceled its upcoming concert at the Byblos International Festival in solidarity with Lebanese indie-rock group Mashrou' Leila, alleging Lebanese authorities "are not able to provide artists the security to perform in peace." Within Temptation, who were set to play Byblos Wednesday Aug.
Deputy General Manager and Head of Foreign Banking Units at Byblos Bank Group, Selim Stephan, and Cyprus Branch Manager Henri Awad will give welcome addresses.
Byblos's Long-Term IDRs are driven by its intrinsic creditworthiness, as expressed by its VR.
The mayor of Ayia Napa Yiannis Karousos and the mayor of Byblos Lebanon Wissam Zaarour, signed the protocol of co-operation in the presence of the minister of interior, Constantinos Petrides.
In addition, the Byblos Bank/AUB Present Situation Index averaged 60 in the fourth quarter of 2017 and improved by 6.2 per cent from the preceding quarter, while the Byblos Bank/AUB Expectations Index averaged 63.1 and grew by 5.7 per cent from the third quarter of 2017.
Byblos Bank is one of the five leading banks in Lebanon in terms of profits, deposits and assets.
The bank added, 'Given Lebanon's conditions, Byblos Bank's board of directors and management remain fully committed to their conservative strategy by focusing, among others, on maintaining asset quality and capital protection, rather than maximising return for the short term and engaging in unnecessary risks.'
12 May 2016 - Lebanese financial services company Byblos Bank has completed the acquisition of 99.18% of the shares of Banque Pharaon and Chiha, the company said.
Byblos Sur Mer, translated to English as 'Byblos by the Seaside', is located in the hotel's private marina, and features decor reminiscent of traditional Phoenician citadels
A report on Lebanon's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), produced jointly by the American University of Beirut and Byblos Bank offered a reminder of...
14 November 2013 -- Dutch digital security firm Gemalto and Lebanese banking firm Byblos Bank said they had joined forces to launch the Middle East's first bio-sourced EMV payment cards in Lebanon.
Byblos is the Greek name of the Lebanese city, Jubail.
As part of its business plan, Byblos Lounge, which operates a Mediterranean fusion restaurant/bar in Union Station, had envisioned incorporating hookah use as an additional attraction, according to City Manager Michael V.
And from this perspective, the dispute taking place over land ownership in the village of Lassa in the Byblos district represents dangerous and long-term negligence with regard to the interests of the Shiite minority in the "Byblos countryside", in exchange for immediate "gains" of no more than a few dozen acres of land, representing an extension of the violation of public property in Beirut's Southern Suburb and in the South.
The present work, as the title aptly describes, concerns the city of Byblos, specifically its history during the period of time when its political powers had waned and when it was occupied successively by the Assyrians, Babylonians, and the Persians.