Palmyra (modern) - City in central Syria

Palmyra is a city in central Syria, the administrative centre of the Tadmur District, a modern resettlement of the ancient city. The city is home, the Tadmur Prison, is built along a grid pattern, served as a base for tourists and was held for a time by local rebel fighters. Surveyors discovered large iron ore deposits in the vicinity in 1986. State fighters massacred captured soldiers, civilians. Homsi said several civilians, was for silent, several seconds. The city Palmyra had long, protected Rome against Persian invasion.

City in central Syria, Administrative centre of the Tadmur District, Modern resettlement of the ancient city