Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan, pictured here at a conference in France on April 25, is now able to enter the U.S. He tells NPR that when he speaks in the U.S., he's too much of a Muslim and when he speaks in the Muslim world, he's too much of a Westerner. Jean Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Formerly Banned Muslim Scholar Tours U.S.

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Palestinian laborers work on a new housing project at the Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East Jerusalem. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Slows Construction In East Jerusalem

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Islamic Feminists Transforming Middle East

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A Plan To Derail Iran's Nuclear Program

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As Support Fades, Al-Qaida Shows Signs Of Decline

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Looking For Yet Another Approach To Mideast Peace

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (foreground) visits the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility some 200 miles south of the capital, Tehran, in this April 8, 2008, photo issued by the Iranian president's office. Iranian President's Office/AP hide caption

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No Way To Keep Iran From Nuclear Statehood?

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Palestinian Authority To Hold Elections Without Gaza

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Kai Bird's 'Gate': One Foot In Israel, One In Palestine

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Is Peace Really Possible In The Middle East?

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) bids farewell to Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri after three-hour talks at the presidential palace in Damascus late last year. Hariri is planning another visit, despite the widespread belief in Lebanon that Syria ordered his father's assassination in 2005, a charge Syria denies. Bassem Tellawi/AP hide caption

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Ties With Syria Warm Under Wary Lebanese Eyes

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Nujood Ali, a former child bride in Yemen, demonstrates outside parliament in San'a, Yemen, on March 23 in support of proposed legislation banning the marriage of girls under 17. Ali was granted a historic divorce in 2008 at age 9 after her impoverished father forced her into an arranged marriage with a man 20 years older. Mohamed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tragedy Shines Light On Lives Of Yemeni Child Brides

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U.S. Confirms Al-Qaida Leaders Killed In Iraq

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A Policy Shift On Middle East?

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