Three simultaneous bombings killed at least six civilians in Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Monday. Shortly before this, an Armenian priest and his father were also killed in an assassination claimed by the Islamic State group.
Historically, Syrian Kurds have been banned from owning bookstores, printing presses and television stations, however, all of this has changed with the start of the Syrian conflict, which has allowed the Kurds to have more autonomous rule over their villages and cities.
While the defeat of ISIS comforted the residents of the Kurdish-run city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, they now fear that the Syrian regime who they say is determined to regain control over their city.
"If we can accept these children and believe in them, we will find Syria’s Messi and Syria’s Einstein." A concert held by people in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli attempts to help children with autism and integrate them into society.
Volunteers in the city of Qamishli in northern Syria have concerned themselves with establishing a cultural and educational centre for children. The centre focuses on helping children get rid of their memories of war.