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(hɒm) ,




1. (Plants) a sacred plant of the Parsees and ancient Persians
2. (Plants) a drink made from this plant
[from Persian, from Avestan haoma]
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Homs, SANA- Five civilians were killed and at least 30 others were injured when a rocket shell fired by terrorists fell on a gas station in al-Insha'at neighborhood in Homs city on Wednesday.
Government forces took full control of the heart of Homs on Thursday, after rebels in the Old City boarded buses and were transported to rebel-held territory to the north, the report said.
Some rebels and activists in Homs have been negotiating over a truce for at least two months, but the bulk of the rebels refused to agree until the final, violent push of fighting, activists said.
During a tour to the rehabilitation and repair works in the old city of Homs, Ghalawanji stressed the necessity of preserving the historical archive and the ancient heritage of Homs city.
The Syrian authorities are carrying out military operations in Homs after having failed in their attempts to sow sectarian divisions in the city," Abdel Rahman said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Militants began evacuating Homs province in Central Syria under a deal signed with the government last week.