"Please help yourself!" A man provides food for the needy, a tradesman sells perfume, a group of students organise a cycling race: between death, ruins and thoughts of escape, there are strong signs of a will to live in Syria. By Rasha MuhreMore
For more than 10 years, Pascal Mannaerts has been travelling the globe as a freelance photographer. Seeking to do justice to the beauty, elegance and grace of Islamic monuments, he has compiled a selection of his favourite shots taken in Asia, India, Africa and the Middle East.