Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Byblos / Jbeil-Jbil port-monument-environmental disater

Byblos (Jbil) port's disaster

Jbil in an Arabic sea map ("potolan chart"), beginning of 15th century--Inedit photograph, reproduction is forbidden without permission from Tarek Kahlaoui--

The ancient Lebanese port of Byblos, known during the Islamic period as Jbil, is witnissing currently the worst environmental disaster in the Mediterranean, due to Israel's bombing campaign.

See the following reprots: Middle East Online (Ar), Yahoo (En)


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