Maʿlula, the procession to the Holy Cross celebration also passes through the narrow alleys of the old town.

Maʿlula, the procession to the Holy Cross celebration also passes through the narrow alleys of the old town.

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

On september 14th at the Holy Cross Feast in Maʿlula, with the standard of the Holy Cross Youth

On september 14th at the Holy Cross Feast in Maʿlula, with the standard of the Holy Cross Youth

A coffee house and waiting service taxi in the center of the small frontier town

A coffee house and waiting service taxi in the center of the small frontier town

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

ʿAyn al-Khadra, Baby in a traditional wooden cradle

ʿAyn al-Khadra, Baby in a traditional wooden cradle

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

Village alley in the Balikh region with calf and goats

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Two workshops for the manufacture and sale of iron tools in Raqqa

Two workshops for the manufacture and sale of iron tools in Raqqa

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-'Umari

The Straight Street with Roman Arch and Minaret Al-‘Umari

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

Daily scene in front of some shops in Raqqa

Daily scene in front of some shops in Raqqa

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Suq al-Buzuriyya: shops with candied fruit, sugar-coated nuts and other sweets

Suq al-Buzuriyya: shops with candied fruit, sugar-coated nuts and other sweets

Shop in Suq al-Buzuriyya, currently selling candles for the Palm Sunday procession

Shop in Suq al-Buzuriyya, currently selling candles for the Palm Sunday procession

Daily life scene in the city of Raqqa

Daily life scene in the city of Raqqa

Horse harness manufacturer in the town of ar-Raqqa

Horse harness manufacturer in the town of ar-Raqqa

Shops for buying traditional utensils in Raqqa

Shops for buying traditional utensils in Raqqa

A suq in Raqqa

A suq in Raqqa

A popular market in Raqqa

A popular market in Raqqa

Manbij, Vegetable and fruit vendor in the centre

Manbij, Vegetable and fruit vendor in the centre

Plastic tools shop in ar-Raqqa

Plastic tools shop in ar-Raqqa

A seller of diesel fuel, Raqqa

A seller of diesel fuel, Raqqa

A metal workshop in the city of Raqqa

A metal workshop in the city of Raqqa

A boy in a metal workshop in Raqqa

A boy in a metal workshop in Raqqa

People near the historical city Wall of Raqqa

People near the historical city Wall of Raqqa