Tyre Destination Guide
Explore Tyre in Lebanon.
Tyre in the region of Liban-Sud with it's 135,204 inhabitants is located in Lebanon - some 46 mi (or 74 km) South of Beirut, the country's capital city.
Time in Tyre is now 01:04 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Qana, Maachouq or Borj Al Chmali. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tyre, Chabriha, Ras el Ain, Mazra'at 'Ayn az Zarqa, Borj ech Chemali and El Bass. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Always remember. There's no place like home
Tyre Beach Lebanon 17-7-2011 part 2
Yesterday, the beach was hugely over crowded and regret that I did not carry my camera with me, but I brought it today. Thanks for watching www.TheLivePicture.com
Jellyfish Caught Along Tyre Beach Lebano...
Yesterday, the beach was hugely over crowded and regret that I did not carry my camera with me, but I brought it today. The show here is about Jellyfish which are commonly popular in Lebanon beaches. ...
Ali Hasan Safieddine - LES Tyre Graduati...
Lebanese Evangelical School of Tyre Graduation Ceremony 2009 Best Academic and Athletic Student of the Year 2009
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Interesting facts about this location
Siege of Tyre
It is said that Alexander was so enraged at the Tyrians' defense and the loss of his men that he destroyed half the city. According to Arrian, 8,000 Tyrian civilians were massacred after the city fell. Alexander granted pardon to the king and his family, whilst the 30,000 residents and foreigners taken were sold into slavery.
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
The Litani River is an important water resource in southern Lebanon. The river rises in the fertile Beqaa Valley valley, west of Baalbek, and empties into the Mediterranean Sea north of Tyre. Exceeding 140 km in length, the Litani River is the longest river in Lebanon and provides an average annual flow estimated at 920 million cubic meters. The waters of the Litani both originate and flow entirely within the borders of Lebanon.
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
The 2006 Qana Airstrike (also referred to as the 2006 Qana Massacre or Second Qana massacre) was an air strike carried out by the Israel Air Force (IAF) on a three-storey building in the small community of al-Khuraybah near the South Lebanese village of Qana on July 30, 2006, during the 2006 Lebanon War in which 28 civilians were killed, of which 16 were children.
Qana also spelled Cana is a village in southern Lebanon located 10 kilometres southeast of the city of Tyre and 12 kilometres north of the border with Israel. The 10,000 residents of Qana are primarily Shiite Muslim although there is also a Christian community in the village.
1996 shelling of Qana
The 1996 shelling of Qana or the First Qana massacre, took place on April 18, 1996 near Qana, a village in Southern Lebanon, when artillery shells fired by the Israeli Defence Force hit a United Nations compound. Of 800 Lebanese civilians who had taken refuge in the compound, 106 were killed and around 116 injured. Four Fijian United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon soldiers were also seriously injured.
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