A young woman wears the niqab, or full face veil, as she sits in a park in Brussels in 2010. On Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights upheld Belgium's 2011 ban on wearing partial or full face veils in public. Yves Logghe/AP hide caption

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A child stands among the people taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania. Members of the country's Muslim community gathered at the massive Dinamo soccer stadium in the Romanian capital. Vadim Ghirda/AP hide caption

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NYPD officers try to separate counter-protesters and activists rallying for the "March Against Sharia" on Saturday in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Tareq Oubrou, an imam in Bordeaux, delivers a sermon in French and Arabic at the city's grand mosque. Most imams in France speak only in Arabic. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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In France, Some Muslims Seek To 'Adapt' Islam To Secular Culture

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In his campaign, Trump criticized President Obama for his reluctance to use the words "radical Islamic extremism." The Trump administration may now want to refocus key programs on Muslim extremists. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Trump Reportedly Plans To Refocus Violent Extremism Initiative On Muslims

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Mansoor Shams stands in downtown Denver with his sign, "I'm A Muslim U.S. Marine Ask Anything." He is traveling the country in an effort to dispel misconceptions about Muslims. Mubashar Khan hide caption

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Muslim Marine Answers Questions In Effort To Fight Islamophobia

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Democratic members of Congress address the worshipers at the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center after Friday prayers on Dec. 4 in Falls Church, Va. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Calll hide caption

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Muslim-Americans Remain Anxious About Trump Administration

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Members of the Iraqi forces watch Donald Trump giving a speech after his election win. They are part of the ongoing military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, which Trump has vowed to destroy. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Challenges Trump Will Face In Confronting Radical Islam

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Sept. 11 Marked Turning Point For Muslims In Increasingly Diverse America

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Director Moustapha Akkad (left) with actress Irene Papas during the filming of The Message. The film depicts the life of the Prophet Muhammad. FILMCO INTERNATIONAL / THE KOBAL COLLECTION hide caption

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40 Years On, A Controversial Film On Islam's Origins Is Now A Classic

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Alana Raybon, in a blue head scarf, pauses for a photo with a friend and her children after voting in Nashville's Howard Office Building. Chas Sisk/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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In A Turbulent Election Year, Mosques Organize En Masse Voting

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Muhammad Ali is remembered as a great athlete and humanitarian — and also as an incisive, defiant black leader. He died Friday at age 74. Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

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