Tag: Town

Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

Mohammed Awwad and his fiancee, both Muslims, recently found an affordable apartment for rent online in a town in Lebanon, southeast of Beirut.
The 27-year-old journalist called the number and asked the owner when they could drop by to take a look. He was stunned by her response: Muslims are not allowed to settle in the town, she said.
The apartment owner apologized to Awwad, saying she wouldn’t mind renting to people of any sect but officials in the town of Hadat issued orders…more: WP

Christmas tree stolen from West Springfield Town Common!


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Cut down and stolen, a symbol of the holiday season is now missing from its place on the West Springfield Town Common. West Springfield Mayor Will Reichelt told 22News that the Christmas tree at the gazebo on the Common has been stolen. …WWLP.COM

Europe: You Can’t Inherit Land if You’re a Woman (Not In Muslim Land)!

In the wealthy, picturesque Italian town of Cortina, north of Venice, a centuries old system of collective property keeps the local natural resources protected and the tourism industry from running amok — but it also keeps women from inheriting and controlling land. Run by leaders of the 1,200 “historic families” in the area, Regole Ampezzane translates roughly to “the commons of Cortina d’Ampezzo,” a medieval system that dates back to the 11th century. Within the Regole…..MORE:  nytlive.nytimes.com