View to the south from the battlements of the citadel to the city in 1916

View to the south from the battlements of the citadel to the city in 1916

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Yabrud: A stone facade of a historic building

Yabrud: A stone facade of a historic building

Palmyra, scenery in the valley of the tombs, showing a group of tower tombs

Palmyra, scenery in the valley of the tombs, showing a group of tower tombs

A crowd in the 'Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

A crowd in the ‘Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Nature in Barada valley

Nature in Barada valley

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

Aerial photograph of Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti Lebanon mountains)

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

A herd of sheep is drinking from a pool of water in al-Hawl area near Iraqian border

A herd of sheep is drinking from a pool of water in al-Hawl area near Iraqian border

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

Qalb Lawza, Basilica 5th c., view of main facade from south-west

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan’s entrance

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

River section of Barada

River section of Barada

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

As-Safira area in Aleppo province - clay dome houses

As-Safira area in Aleppo province – clay dome houses

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade