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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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