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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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The author misunderstood the words of Rani, when he met him in Bint Jbail for the first time.
Ahmadinejad is expected to visit battlegrounds of the Second Lebanon War in southern Lebanon, including Bint Jbail and Maroun a-Ras on Wednesday and Thursday.
Director Fadi Haddad chose to film the outside scenes in "Jbail" on the beach and in old neighborhoods.
After eight days of intense fighting, the town of Bent Jbail was still not completely secured.
One example was Major Roy Klein, commander of a unit fighting near the village of Bint Jbail, who saved his men by absorbing the blast of an exploding grenade, calling out "Shema Yisrael."
With Saudi Arabia and Kuwait having deposited $1.5 bn at Lebanon's Central Bank to boost its currency, the UAE pledged to rebuild schools and hospitals in south Lebanon and help remove landmines; Qatar will rebuild the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbail. Kuwait is setting aside $300m for the rebuilding effort.
In Bint Jbail, Hizbullah ambulances - large, new cars with flashing lights on the top - ferried bodies of fighters to graves out of mountains of rubble.
Ministers recall that Olmert's aides joked about the possibility that he would make a victory speech in Bint Jbail, the site of Nasrallah's speech on Israel's spider web in May 2000.
By SabrinaTavernise BINT JBAIL, Lebanon--In a bathroom, a basement, and a storage room full of yarn, people in this embattled southern town waited for the bombs to stop.
One Israeli soldier was killed and five others wounded in clashes in Bint Jbail.
About 200 people ( mostly elderly ( escaped the border town of Bint Jbail, where Israeli troops and Hezbollah guerrillas fought their bloodiest clashes.
Ehud Olmert' Press photographer Wael Ladiki carries an elderly woman after she spent a week in a basement of the southern town of Bint Jbail, Lebanon, site of the bloody week-long siege of Hezbollah fighters by Israeli forces
TWO hundred people - the old and weak and mothers with children - finally scrambled out of besieged Bint Jbail yesterday after weeks trapped by the Israeli bombardment.
Three members of her family were killed and nine injured outside their village near Bent Jbail in southern Lebanon, when their convoy was struck by an Israeli airstrike after they ventured from their houses after running out of food and water.
As she arrived, fighting was raging at the border as Israeli troops moved deeper into Lebanon to besiege Bint Jbail, dubbed the "capital of the resistance".