Homs Governorate
Homs Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة حمص‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat Ḥimṣ) is one of the fourteen muhafazat (governorates or provinces) of Syria. It is situated in central Syria. Its area differs in v...
Homs Governorate - Wikipedia
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
Islamic State Militants Blow Up Ancient Arch Of Triumph In Palmyra, Antiquities Chief Says
Militants from the Islamic State group (IS) have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief says. Maamoun Abdulkarim said sou...
He looked after the ancient ruins of Palmyra for 40 years. Now ISIS has killed him.
ISIS militants beheaded a renowned antiquities scholar and hanged his body on a column in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Khaled al-Asaad, 81, was apparently killed for refusing to reveal where va...
Islamic State 'murders 25 men in Palmyra'
A video apparently released by the Islamic State group shows 25 men being shot dead in the ancient city of Palmyra.
Syria conflict: IS Advances On Ancient Ruins Of Palmyra
Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria. The jihadists are within 2km (1.2 miles) of the Unesc...
Palmyra - Documentary
The ancient city of Palmyra is located in the Tadmur Oasis in the very heart of the Syrian savannah. Surrounded by arid desert, it was once a proud and pulsa...
Palmyra
Palmyra /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/, (Aramaic: ܬܕܡܘܪܬܐ‎; Arabic: تدمر‎; Hebrew: תַּדְמוֹר‎; Ancient Greek: Παλμύρα), was an ancient Semitic city of disputed etymology, located in Homs Gov...
Palmyra - Wikipedia
Cassius Longinus (philosopher)
Cassius Longinus (/ˈkæʃəs lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs/; Greek: Κάσσιος Λογγῖνος; c. 213 – 273 AD) was a Hellenistic rhetorician and philosophical critic. He was perhaps a native of Emesa in Syria. He studie...
Zenobia
Zenobia (Greek: Ζηνοβία / Zēnobía; Aramaic: בת זבי / Bat-Zabbai; Arabic: الزباء / al-Zabbā’; 240 – c. 275) was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria, who led a famous revolt against the...
Zenobia - Wikipedia
Shmemis
Shmemis (Arabic: قلعة شميميس‎) also ash-Shmemis, ash-Shmamis) is a castle located 5 km north west of Salamiyah and 30 km south east from Hama.The castle (Qalat Shmamis) was first b...
Shmemis - Wikipedia
Adnan Badr Hassan
Adnan Badr Hassan is a retired Syrian major general, politician and the former chief of Syria's political security directorate.
Hassan hails from Alawite family from Al Mukharram, Homs governorate...
Al-Fawwar spring
Al-Fawwar spring (Arabic: نبع الفوّار‎, Nab` al-Fawwar) is a spring found in northern Syria in a town called Zweitina, which is administratively belonging to the Homs Governorate.It is one o...
Bouqaia
Bouqaia is a basin in the Homs Gap, Syria, at the foot of the Marmarita hills.The geography and geomorphology of this alluvial filled, tectonic depression has been explored as part of a wider investig...
Tadmor Prison
Tadmor prison (Arabic: سجن تدمر‎) is located in Tadmur in the deserts of eastern Syria approximately 200 kilometers northeast of Damascus (Tadmor or Tadmur is the Arabic name for Palmyra).Th...