In the town of Shaddadi, Hasakah Province, Syria, training courses are being conducted and organised in order to empower women. The participants in these courses express their happiness that they are able to play a role in Hasakah's society.
According to tribal leaders in Hasakah, Syria, tribes have a crucial role in countering terrorism in the region. The leaders demand amnesty for their innocent prisoners, and punishment for the ones who participated in the destruction of the city.
Kurdish leaders in Northern Syria have already stated that they are willing to enter into talks with the regime. Leaders of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) said that they are willing to enter negotiations if they are able to keep local administrative powers.