Palmyra (the Roman name) is also referred to as Tadmor to the Syrians. Both the names have similar meaning: date palm.
Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic city of Palmyra in Syria.
This photo gives a general view of Palmyra's famous graves is pictured in the historical city of Palmyra.
The Temple of Bel is an ancient stone ruin. It is worshipped at Palmyra in triad with the Aglibol and Yarhibol.
This photo gives a general view of the old souk and the Victory gate is seen at the historical city of Palmyra.
The temple has been constructed on a hill with stratification that refers to human occupation that dates back to the third millennium BCE.
The temple has been aligned along the eastern end of the Great Colonnade at Palmyra.
The sun sets behind ruined columns at the historical city of Palmyra, in the Syrian desert northeast the capital of Damascus.
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