No, it is not about Homs, Syria (even if it is fitting). This is incomplete and scrapped level (three guesses why) from Sonic the Hedgehog 2. You can readily accessible it (and die almost instantly, as it is empty) from one of betas of this game.
How the hell this kind of name happened in game for kids?
Some claim that development team had “not quite complete grasp of the English language”. You see, they wanted dangerously sounding name. Oh, that was certainly achieved, no doubt.
I know better.