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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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Discussions reportedly touched on developmental matters related to the district of Bint Jbeil and projects implemented by municipalities.
BEIRUT: 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.
National News Agency reported that an Israeli reconnaissance plane raided the site of the downed drone in the outlying area of Braachit in the district of Bint Jbeil and destroyed it completely.
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.
A police source in Anbar told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today: "gunmen, in two civilian cars, attacked with machine gun and grenades a checkpoint near a medic center in the district of Jbeil, south of Fallujah, killing a police captain in, a policeman and a civilian," without giving other details.
Bint Jbeil is just 4 km from the border and Israel's Channel 2 Television said echoes of the rousing welcome accorded to Ahmadinejad were audible on the Israeli side minutes before he arrived.
Bint Jbeil, a bastion of Hezbollah, was demolished by Israel during the 2006 conflict.
A total of 14 soldiers have been killed since July 12th in the battles at Bint Jbeil, located in the central/east sector of southern Lebanon a few miles from the border with Israel.
He also claimed Israel suffered a "serious defeat" in ground fighting around Bint Jbeil. The guerilla leader warned: "Many cities in the centre of Israel will be targeted...
For his part, President Aoun confirmed his close follow-up on the needs of Keserwan and Jbeil in line with his interest in all the other Lebanese regions.
Summary: Six people were taken to the hospital Sunday following the collapse of a glass window of a shop in the city of Jbeil as consumers rushed to snap up discounted goods in a Black Friday-esque scene.
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.
On Lebanese government television, a little girl, who had just returned to the evacuated town of Bint Jbeil, explained her feelings.
Summary: Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and first lady Desislava Radeva toured the city of Jbeil's old souks and visited the citadel and port before leaving the country