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Sometimes it can feel like there is a terrorist attack on the news every other week. But how much attention an attack receives has a lot to do with one factor: the religion of the perpetrator. David McNew /AFP/Getty Images David McNew/ AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Weight of Our Words

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Muslims and Latinos line up for free halal tacos outside a mosque in Rosarito, in Baja California, Mexico, as part of the #TacoTrucksatEveryMosque Crosses the Border event, Sept. 1, 2017. The events seek to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination. Rida Hamida hide caption

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Aerial view over the rooftops of Vienna from the south tower of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Many Muslims say tensions are rising in Vienna. bluejayphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Austrian Muslims Say Religious Intolerance Is Growing

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Ghulam Siddique, a goat herder from Pakistan's Sindh province, has been forced to increase the price of his goats to offset the rising cost of the animals' feed. Amar Guriro for NPR hide caption

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Favorite Ramadan drinks vary by country. In Jordan and Lebanon, tamer hindi, a tamarind-based beverage (seen above), is often offered alongside qamar al-deen, a thick apricot nectar. Amy E. Robertson for NPR 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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An image from the Victoria Islamic Center shows the mosque after a devastating fire last weekend. The congregation has received support and donations topping $1 million. Victoria Islamic Center hide caption

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Crime scene investigators collect evidence following an attack on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Muslim Community Fears Backlash After Ohio State Attack

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Khalid Yaako Touma, a school teacher and deacon in the village of Karamlesh, collects religious books from one of the churches in the village that ISIS destroyed. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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ISIS Is Gone, But Iraqi Christians Are Wary Of Returning Home

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