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Pandemic parking only: COVID clips empty acres of asphalt

Pioneer Press 26 Jan 2021
“Those parking lots are the least green, and most wasteful, thing we are doing,” said Wayne Johansen, co-founder of HOM Furniture, which asked Oakdale to reduce parking requirements in a new store ... For every vehicle on American roads, there are now about seven parking places – equal to the land area of Delaware and Rhode Island.

90pc VAW cases settled thru reconciliation

The Himalayan 18 Jan 2021
LAMJUNG, JANUARY 17 ... As a result, victims have been denied justice and perpetrators have eluded action, said social activists ... They have landed in court only as the last option, said coordinator of the judicial committee, Hom Bahadur BK, also vice-chair of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality ... .

400 new homes to go on sale

Hong Kong Standard 13 Jan 2021
As many as 400 new homes will be available for sale soon with the majority of them from the Monaco tower in Kai Tak and the LP 10 tower in Lohas Park ... The Standard Channel. IOS Android. IOS Android ... In another deal, Henderson Land (0012) bought the 12 old buildings on Gillies South Road in Hung Hom at HK$2.045 billion through a compulsory sale ... .

From Syria to West Hartford: Refugee family thriving, growing

Hartford Courant 26 Nov 2020
They lived in Homs, a center of anti-government protests ... The path from Homs to their new home was not easy, or straight. It began in a Jordanian refugee camp, where they landed after leaving all their possessions behind ... In Homs, Fadi owned a business with his family, selling pasta to wholesalers around the country.

Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

The Jordan Times 13 Oct 2020
Blazes broke out Friday in the provinces of Homs, Tartus and Latakia, destroying over 9,000 hectares of agricultural and forested land, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) ... The fires across Syria did not only hit agricultural lands but also residential and industrial areas.

BBC journalist settles case after claiming she was bullied into Syria trip

The Observer 29 Sep 2020
... correspondent, Lyse Doucet, into the “unnecessary” trip into war-stricken Homs, Syria, in April 2014 ... While filming was taking place for the documentary at a centre for internally displaced people in Homs, a stray mortar landed near the vehicle where Morton was waiting outside.

White Helmets clear Idlib of rubble left by regime attacks

Middle East Monitor 25 Sep 2020
... to establish “de-escalation zones” in Idlib governorate as well as Latakia, Hama and Aleppo, land to the north of Homs and eastern Ghouta.

They risked their lives to show the horrors of war. Where are Syria’s journalists now?

Middle East Monitor 11 Sep 2020
Just before Marie Colvin died, she was looking for her shoes. Rockets had already hit the top floors of the makeshift press centre where she was holed up, in the Baba Amr neighbourhood of Homs in mid-west Syria. Another landed and she was killed before she made it out ... It had become the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist ... ....

Terrorism, oil and water… Erdogan’s destruction weapons in Syria

Middle East Online 07 Jul 2020
The intelligence services have exploited Idlib to maintain Turkey’s influence in Syria, penetrating through it into the Syrian depth, and threatening the security of other nearby provinces, such as Aleppo, Latakia, Homs and Hama. In the meantime, Turkey opened its land and air ...

Syria: US dismayed at Aleppo liberation due to terrorist plot failure

Press TV 23 Feb 2020
For first time since 2012, Syrian troops recaptured the strategic M5 highway that connects the capital, Damascus, to the major cities of Hama, Homs and Aleppo. A Syrian passenger jet also landed in Aleppo airport from Damascus as domestic flights resumed between the country's two largest cities ... Assad ... Turkey says lost soldier ... ... .

Syrian army intercepts, downs militant drone near Homs refinery

Press TV 17 Feb 2020
Syrian government forces have intercepted and shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle operated by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants as it was flying in the skies close to a major refinery in the country’s central province of Homs ... PressTV-Syrian army hacks, lands militant combat drones in Homs.

Fresh Arabic Sweets on Amherst Street goes beyond baklava

The Buffalo News 16 Dec 2019
By Andrew Z. Galarneau. Published Mon, Dec 16, 2019.Updated Mon, Dec 16, 2019. Fresh Arabic Sweets might not be the actual name of the Syrian bakery newly opened at 560 Amherst St., across from Wegmans ... Altahla said he worked in a bakery in Homs, his home city, before leaving Syria, the land of his birth ... Hours ... daily. Phone ... .

Tenders open for 'water taxi' operators

Hong Kong Standard 13 Dec 2019
For the 'water taxi' ferry service, there will be five calling points for its main route, including Kai Tak Runway Park Pier Landing No 1 or 2, Hung Hom (south) Ferry Pier, ...

Turkey threatens to set up ‘safe zone’ in Syria unilaterally

Kurdistan Media 02 Oct 2019
... including Idlib, Homs, and Hama, would disturb the demographic structure of the region. This is very similar to what the Baath party ruling the Syrian government in the 1960s did when it brought Arab families from Raqqa, Palmyra, and Homs to northeastern Syria and gave them land.

Only grim tidings from Syrians who left Rukban camp

The National 08 Aug 2019
Hisham’s cousin, his cousin’s wife and their children were planning to ride out into the surrounding desert, where they would board buses sent by the Syrian government to take them to Homs city ... Much of Homs city was in ruins ... Survival in no-man’s-land ... When Samir finally made it to Homs city, he found a job as a construction worker.

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