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Earlier this month, Dr. Sadiqu al-Mousllie, accompanied by his family and a few members of their mosque, stood in downtown Braunschweig, Germany, and held up signs that read: "I am a Moslem. What would you like to know?" in an effort to promote dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims. Courtesy of Sarah Mousllie hide caption

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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

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'Charlie Hebdo' Laughed In The Face Of Violence; Will Future Satirists?

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The winner of Miss Malaysia World 2013, Melinder Kaur Bhullar, poses during the grand finale on Aug. 2, 2013, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Four Muslim women were dropped as contestants after a religious decree, or fatwa, barred them from participating. Rahman Roslan/Getty Images hide caption

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A contentious piece of clothing: Members of the Iranian women's soccer team celebrate their win over Syria back in 2007. That year, the international soccer league FIFA banned the wearing of hijabs during games. The ban was lifted in July. Mohammad Abu Ghosh/AP hide caption

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An Iraqi Turkmen fighter looks at an icon of seventh century Imam Ali bin Abi Talib, Islam's fourth caliph and cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, in Taza Khormato, Iraq, earlier this month. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dean Obeidallah and Negin Farsad, co-directors of The Muslims Are Coming! Shereen Marisol Meraji/Code Switch hide caption

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Muslim Comics Tour America To Fight Stereotypes With Laughs

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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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