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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad offered his condolences to Elena Frias, mother of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chávez, last week. This image was provided to news services by the Miraflores Palace — the office of the Venezuelan president. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A woman tries to salvage items from a burnt out Sufi shrine outside the Tunisian capital, Tunis, last October. Hard-line Islamists, known as Salafists, have attacked many Sufi shrines in Tunisia recently. Fethi Belaid /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian rebel prays on a street in the northern city of Aleppo in January. Many Syrians are debating what role Islam should play in Syria if the current secular government is toppled. Muzaffar Salman/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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American Muslims have not been protesting the recent anti-Islam video, The Innocence of Muslims. However, they have held demonstrations in recent years, including this one directed at the New York police department in November 2011. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At the offices of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo earlier today, publisher/editor Stephane Charbonnier ("Charb") struck a defiant pose. Fred DuFour /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There were also anti-American protests in Kabul on Sunday. Massoud Hossaini /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Melvin Bledsoe

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As Rep. Keith Ellison grew more emotional this morning, a tear fell on his glasses. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

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