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RELIGION-RAMADAN/SINGAPORE
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May 17, 2018 
A girl walks past classrooms in the madrasah of Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of the holy fasting... 
Singapore, Singapore 
A girl walks past classrooms in the madrasah of Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of Ramadan in Singapore... 
A girl walks past classrooms in the madrasah of Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Singapore, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim 
RELIGION-RAMADAN/SINGAPORE
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May 17, 2018 
Children attend classes in the madrasah of the Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of the holy fasting... 
Singapore, Singapore 
Children attend classes in the madrasah of the Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of Ramadan in Singapore... 
Children attend classes in the madrasah of the Darul Makmur Mosque on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Singapore, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim 
AFGHANISTAN-DAILYLIFE/
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March 15, 2016 
Afghan children hold the holy Koran as they go to a madrasa (religious school) in Dand Ghori district... 
Baghlan, Afghanistan 
Afghan children hold the holy Koran as they go to a madrasa (religious school) in Dand Ghori district... 
Afghan children hold the holy Koran as they go to a madrasa (religious school) in Dand Ghori district in Baghlan province, Afghanistan March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
PAKISTAN-BOXING/
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February 29, 2016 
Students of a madrasa (religious school) gather to a watch girls' bout during the Sindh Junior Sports... 
Karachi, Pakistan 
Spotlight: Boxing for girls in Karachi 
Students of a madrasa (religious school) gather to a watch girls' bout during the Sindh Junior Sports Association Boxing Tournament in Karachi, Pakistan February 21, 2016. For the past six months about a dozen girls, aged 8 to 17, have gone to the Pak Shaheen Boxing Club after school to practice their jabs, hooks and upper cuts. Pakistani women have been training as boxers in small numbers and competed in the South Asian Games last year, said Younis Qambrani, the coach who founded the club in 1992 in the Karachi neighbourhood of Lyari, better known for internecine gang warfare than for breaking glass ceilings. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
NIGERIA-MUSLIMS/
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February 11, 2016 
A Shi'ite woman is seen going into a classroom at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria,... 
Zaria, Nigeria 
The Wider Image: Nigeria's restive north 
A Shi'ite woman is seen going into a classroom at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February 2, 2016. Sectarian tensions are rising in Nigeria's Muslim north, where hundreds of Shi'ites were killed in clashes with the army in the town of Zaria in December, according to Shi'ites and rights groups. Following the clashes, bulldozers sent by the state levelled Shi'ite shrines, a cemetery and offices in the deeply divided town. The region is already grappling with an insurgency waged by the jihadist Boko Haram group. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde PICTURE 14 OF 20 - SEARCH "ZARIA AFOLABI" FOR ALL 20 IMAGES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NIGERIA-MUSLIMS/
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February 11, 2016 
A boy looks through a broken window at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February... 
Zaria, Nigeria 
The Wider Image: Nigeria's restive north 
A boy looks through a broken window at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February 2, 2016. Sectarian tensions are rising in Nigeria's Muslim north, where hundreds of Shi'ites were killed in clashes with the army in the town of Zaria in December, according to Shi'ites and rights groups. Following the clashes, bulldozers sent by the state levelled Shi'ite shrines, a cemetery and offices in the deeply divided town. The region is already grappling with an insurgency waged by the jihadist Boko Haram group. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde PICTURE 15 OF 20 - SEARCH "ZARIA AFOLABI" FOR ALL 20 IMAGES
NIGERIA-MUSLIMS/
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February 11, 2016 
A partly demolished Islamic school block is seen in Gyallesu district after recent clashes between Shi'ites... 
Zaria, Nigeria 
The Wider Image: Nigeria's restive north 
A partly demolished Islamic school block is seen in Gyallesu district after recent clashes between Shi'ites and the army in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February 3, 2016. Sectarian tensions are rising in Nigeria's Muslim north, where hundreds of Shi'ites were killed in clashes with the army in the town of Zaria in December, according to Shi'ites and rights groups. Following the clashes, bulldozers sent by the state levelled Shi'ite shrines, a cemetery and offices in the deeply divided town. The region is already grappling with an insurgency waged by the jihadist Boko Haram group. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde PICTURE 08 OF 20 - SEARCH "ZARIA AFOLABI" FOR ALL 20 IMAGES
NIGERIA-MUSLIMS/
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February 11, 2016 
A girl peers out of a doorway at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February 2,... 
Zaria, Nigeria 
The Wider Image: Nigeria's restive north 
A girl peers out of a doorway at a local Islamic school in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, February 2, 2016. Sectarian tensions are rising in Nigeria's Muslim north, where hundreds of Shi'ites were killed in clashes with the army in the town of Zaria in December, according to Shi'ites and rights groups. Following the clashes, bulldozers sent by the state levelled Shi'ite shrines, a cemetery and offices in the deeply divided town. The region is already grappling with an insurgency waged by the jihadist Boko Haram group. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde PICTURE 04 OF 20 - SEARCH "ZARIA AFOLABI" FOR ALL 20 IMAGES
PAKISTAN-DAILYLIFE/
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October 06, 2015 
Students of a madressa (religious school) take turns playing stick and ball in a park in Lahore, Pakistan... 
Lahore, Pakistan 
Students of a madressa (religious school) take turns playing stick and ball in a park in Lahore 
Students of a madressa (religious school) take turns playing stick and ball in a park in Lahore, Pakistan October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza 
EDUCATION-GLOBAL/
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September 30, 2015 
Tahfiz or Koranic students pose for a photograph in Madrasah Nurul Iman boarding school outside Malaysia's... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Wider Image: Schools Around The World 
Tahfiz or Koranic students pose for a photograph in Madrasah Nurul Iman boarding school outside Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur September 11, 2015. There are 36 male students at the madrasah, ranging from 11 to 18 years of age. Nearly three years after Taliban gunmen shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist last week urged world leaders gathered in New York to help millions more children go to school. World Teachers' Day falls on 5 October, a Unesco initiative highlighting the work of educators struggling to teach children amid intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam. Even so, there have been some improvements: the number of children not attending primary school has plummeted to an estimated 57 million worldwide in 2015, the U.N. says, down from 100 million 15 years ago. Reuters photographers have documented learning around the world, from well-resourced schools to pupils crammed into corridors in the Philippines, on boats in Brazil or in crowded classrooms in Burundi. REUTERS/Olivia Harris TPX IMAGES OF THE DAYPICTURE 38 OF 47 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY "SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD"SEARCH "EDUCATORS SCHOOLS" FOR ALL IMAGES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
EDUCATION-GLOBAL/
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September 30, 2015 
Tahfiz or Koranic students recite the Koran in Madrasah Nurul Iman boarding school outside Malaysia's... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Wider Image: Schools Around The World 
Tahfiz or Koranic students recite the Koran in Madrasah Nurul Iman boarding school outside Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, September 11, 2015. There are 36 male students at the madrasah, ranging from 11 to 18 years of age. Nearly three years after Taliban gunmen shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist last week urged world leaders gathered in New York to help millions more children go to school. World Teachers' Day falls on 5 October, a Unesco initiative highlighting the work of educators struggling to teach children amid intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam. Even so, there have been some improvements: the number of children not attending primary school has plummeted to an estimated 57 million worldwide in 2015, the U.N. says, down from 100 million 15 years ago. Reuters photographers have documented learning around the world, from well-resourced schools to pupils crammed into corridors in the Philippines, on boats in Brazil or in crowded classrooms in Burundi. REUTERS/Olivia HarrisPICTURE 37 OF 47 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY "SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD"SEARCH "EDUCATORS SCHOOLS" FOR ALL IMAGES 
RELIGION-RAMADAN/
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July 05, 2015 
Girls read the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi,... 
Benghazi, Libya 
Girls read the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi... 
Girls read the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi, Libya July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori 
RELIGION-RAMADAN/
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July 05, 2015 
A girl reads the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi,... 
Benghazi, Libya 
A girl reads the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi... 
A girl reads the Koran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi, Libya July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
Islamic students take a class at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Registration officer Wan Qussairi Wan Mohamed poses for a photograph after an interview with Reuters... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Registration officer Wan Qussairi Wan Mohamed poses after an interview with Reuters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah... 
Registration officer Wan Qussairi Wan Mohamed poses for a photograph after an interview with Reuters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
A female student arrives at the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu,... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
A student arrives at the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
A female student arrives at the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Islamic students study the koran at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Students study the koran at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
Islamic students study the koran at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
An Islamic teacher speaks to students at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
An Islamic teacher speaks to students at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
An Islamic teacher speaks to students at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
A female student studies the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
A student studies the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu... 
A female student studies the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Female students study the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Students study the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
Female students study the Koran in the women's quarters at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Women pray at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan,... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Women pray at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu 
Women pray at Madrasah Ad-Diniyyah Al-Bakhriyyah in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM
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April 16, 2015 
Women pray at Madrasah Ahmadiah Pondok Bunut Payong in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan,... 
Kota Bharu, Malaysia 
Women pray at Madrasah Ahmadiah Pondok Bunut Payong in Kota Bharu 
Women pray at Madrasah Ahmadiah Pondok Bunut Payong in Kota Bharu, in the northern coastal state of Kelantan, April 5, 2015. Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's struggle to secure the majority Muslim vote and fend off attacks on his leadership. The 'hudud' controversy was triggered by the Islamist party that rules Kelantan. Parti Islam se-Malaysia's (PAS) push to have 'hudud' recognized under federal law, so it can be implemented in Kelantan, risks splitting the national opposition coalition to which it belongs: an already wobbly three-party alliance. To match story MALAYSIA-POLITICS/ISLAM Picture taken April 5, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
PAKISTAN-DAILYLIFE/
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January 28, 2015 
Madrasa (religious school) students play in a soccer match at a basketball court in Karachi's slum January... 
Karachi, Pakistan 
Madrasa students play in a soccer match at a basketball court in Karachi's slum 
Madrasa (religious school) students play in a soccer match at a basketball court in Karachi's slum January 28, 2015. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION SPORT SOCCER RELIGION) 
KENYA-RELIGION/
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October 29, 2014 
A refugee pupil recites the Koran at a makeshift madrasa, or Islamic school, under a tree at the IFO... 
Dadaab, Kenya 
A refugee pupil recites the Koran at a makeshift madrasa in Dadaab 
A refugee pupil recites the Koran at a makeshift madrasa, or Islamic school, under a tree at the IFO 2 east camp within the Dadaab refugee complex, near the Kenya-Somalia border, October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: EDUCATION RELIGION SOCIETY) 
NIGERIA-EMIR/
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August 15, 2014 
Women attend an Islamic school in Kaduna, Nigeria, July 16, 2014. The Emirate of Kano is part of the... 
Kaduna, Nigeria 
Women attend an Islamic school in Kaduna 
Women attend an Islamic school in Kaduna, Nigeria, July 16, 2014. The Emirate of Kano is part of the Sokoto Caliphate, one of the great Islamic empires that dotted the Sahel, profiting from caravan routes connecting Africa's interior with its Mediterranean coast. Nigeria's former colonial ruler Britain kept most of the northern hierarchy in place and the emirate continued to hold sway over the largely underdeveloped region after independence in 1960. Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria's ousted central bank governor, was named Emir of Kano in June, making an outspoken government critic one of the most influential leaders in the largely Muslim north. The throne, however, has few constitutional powers. Picture taken July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: RELIGION ROYALS SOCIETY)

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NIGERIA-BOKO HARAM/
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July 30, 2014 
Women study Hadith excerpts at Maska Road Islamic School in Kaduna, July 16, 2014. In classrooms facing... 
Kaduna, Nigeria 
Women study Hadith excerpts at Maska Road Islamic School in Kaduna 
Women study Hadith excerpts at Maska Road Islamic School in Kaduna, July 16, 2014. In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram. The school is steadfast in preaching tolerance to its pupils, and the government is about to adopt this message in a new strategy for containing Boko Haram, which has killed thousands in a five-year campaign for an Islamic state. Picture taken July 16, 2014. To match Insight NIGERIA-BOKO HARAM/ REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY RELIGION) 
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July 30, 2014 
A teacher at Maska Road Islamic School teaches Hadith excerpts in a classroom in Kaduna, July 16, 2014.... 
Kaduna, Nigeria 
A teacher at Maska Road Islamic School teaches Hadith excerpts in a classroom in Kaduna 
A teacher at Maska Road Islamic School teaches Hadith excerpts in a classroom in Kaduna, July 16, 2014. In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram. The school is steadfast in preaching tolerance to its pupils, and the government is about to adopt this message in a new strategy for containing Boko Haram, which has killed thousands in a five-year campaign for an Islamic state. Picture taken July 16, 2014. To match Insight NIGERIA-BOKO HARAM/ REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY RELIGION) 
NIGERIA-BOKO HARAM/
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July 30, 2014 
Sulaiman Sarki, headmaster of Maska Road Islamic School, poses for a picture in his office in Kaduna,... 
Kaduna, Nigeria 
Sarki, headmaster of Maska Road Islamic School, poses for a picture in his office in Kaduna 
Sulaiman Sarki, headmaster of Maska Road Islamic School, poses for a picture in his office in Kaduna, July 16, 2014. In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram. The school is steadfast in preaching tolerance to its pupils, and the government is about to adopt this message in a new strategy for containing Boko Haram, which has killed thousands in a five-year campaign for an Islamic state. Picture taken July 16, 2014. To match Insight NIGERIA-BOKO HARAM/ REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY RELIGION) 
ALGERIA/
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July 08, 2014 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east... 
KHERAISIA, Algeria 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east... 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east of Algiers July 8, 2014. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi (ALGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION SOCIETY) 
ALGERIA/
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July 08, 2014 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east... 
KHERAISIA, Algeria 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east... 
Pupils read and learn the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Kheraisia, east of Algiers July 8, 2014. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi (ALGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION SOCIETY) 
AFGHANISTAN/
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June 30, 2014 
Afghan girls read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan... 
Kabul, Afghanistan 
Afghan girls read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan... 
Afghan girls read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION SOCIETY) 
AFGHANISTAN/
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June 30, 2014 
An Afghan boy reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan... 
Kabul, Afghanistan 
An Afghan boy reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan... 
An Afghan boy reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY EDUCATION SOCIETY) 
IRAQ-SHI'ITE/
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May 29, 2014 
Iraqi Shi'ite students attend classes at an Islamic school in Sadr City in Baghdad May 5, 2014. Iraq... 
Baghdad, Iraq 
Iraqi Shi'ite students attend classes at an Islamic school in Sadr City in Baghdad 
Iraqi Shi'ite students attend classes at an Islamic school in Sadr City in Baghdad May 5, 2014. Iraq is now gripped by its worst violence since the heights of its 2005-2008 sectarian war, and Sunni Islamist insurgents who target Shi'ites have been regaining ground in the country over the past year. But despite the instability, daily life continues in poor Shi'ite neighbourhoods of Baghdad such as Al-Fdhiliya and Sadr City - a sprawling slum marred by poor infrastructure and overcrowding. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY POLITICS EDUCATION RELIGION) 
NIGERIA/
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May 24, 2014 
Boys recite verses from the Koran at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe... 
Maiduguri, Nigeria 
Boys recite verses from the Koran at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri 
Boys recite verses from the Koran at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: EDUCATION RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
NIGERIA-GIRLS/
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May 24, 2014 
A teacher watches as students recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24,... 
Maiduguri, Nigeria 
A teacher watches as students recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri 
A teacher watches as students recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION) 
NIGERIA-GIRLS/
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May 24, 2014 
Girls recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney... 
Maiduguri, Nigeria 
Girls recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri 
Girls recite Quranic verses at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION) 
NIGERIA-GIRLS/
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May 24, 2014 
Young women pray at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA... 
Maiduguri, Nigeria 
Young women pray at an Islamic school in Maiduguri 
Young women pray at an Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION) 
NIGERIA-GIRLS/
RTR3QOBJ 
May 24, 2014 
A boy holds a slate of wood with Quranic verses written on them at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri,... 
Maiduguri, Nigeria 
A boy holds a slate of wood with Quranic verses written on them at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri... 
A boy holds a slate of wood with Quranic verses written on them at an Almajiri Islamic school in Maiduguri, Nigeria, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION) 
INDIA-MUSLIMS/
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May 14, 2014 
A Muslim girl studies at a Madrassa, or religious school, in the Muslim dominated Johapura area in the... 
Ahmedabad, India 
A Muslim girl studies at a Madrassa, or religious school, in the Muslim dominated Johapura area in Ahmedabad... 
A Muslim girl studies at a Madrassa, or religious school, in the Muslim dominated Johapura area in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad March 3, 2014. Narendra Modi's critics depict him as an autocratic Hindu supremacist who would tyrannize the country's minority Muslims if his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power. Modi himself insists he is a moderate who will create a prosperous India for people of all creeds. Picture taken March 3, 2014. To match Special Report INDIA-MUSLIMS/ REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST DISASTER POLITICS ELECTIONS RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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February 24, 2014 
A Muslim boy takes refuge in a Koranic school in the majority Muslim neighbourhood "5 Kilo," in Bangui,... 
Bangui, Central African Republic 
A Muslim boy takes refuge in a Koranic school in the majority Muslim neighbourhood "5 Kilo," in Bangui... 
A Muslim boy takes refuge in a Koranic school in the majority Muslim neighbourhood "5 Kilo," in Bangui, Central African Republic, Februay 24, 2014. About 50 Muslims are displaced in the school waiting to be moved to a safer location. REUTERS/Camille Lepage (CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: CONFLICT) 
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January 05, 2014 
Students of a madrasa, or religious school, watch people entering a polling booth during parliamentary... 
Dhaka, Bangladesh 
Students of a madrasa, or religious school, watch people entering a polling booth during parliamentary... 
Students of a madrasa, or religious school, watch people entering a polling booth during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. Voters in Bangladesh cast ballots in modest numbers amid heavy security on Sunday in parliamentary elections boycotted by the main opposition, marred by deadly violence and shunned by international observers as flawed. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
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October 17, 2013 
Children read during a Koranic studies lesson inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu September... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Children read during a Koranic studies lesson inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu 
Children read during a Koranic studies lesson inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu September 25, 2013. Street lamps now brighten some of Mogadishu's battle-scarred roads and couples hold hands at the seaside next to bombed-out beachfront buildings, a scene that would have been unthinkable when the Islamist al Shabaab group held sway here. However, rebuilding a life many in the world take for granted is a slow process after more than 20 years of civil war and anarchy in Somalia. Islamists, who control swathes of countryside and some towns, have launched several attacks in Mogadishu, and last month they showed their reach, claiming responsibility for a deadly attack on a Kenyan shopping mall. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/Feisal Omar (SOMALIA - Tags: CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)

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October 17, 2013 
Sufi teacher Moalim Abdi teaches children Koranic studies inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Sufi teacher Moalim Abdi teaches children Koranic studies inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu... 
Sufi teacher Moalim Abdi teaches children Koranic studies inside a classroom in the Hodan area of Mogadishu September 25, 2013. Street lamps now brighten some of Mogadishu's battle-scarred roads and couples hold hands at the seaside next to bombed-out beachfront buildings, a scene that would have been unthinkable when the Islamist al Shabaab group held sway here. However, rebuilding a life many in the world take for granted is a slow process after more than 20 years of civil war and anarchy in Somalia. Islamists, who control swathes of countryside and some towns, have launched several attacks in Mogadishu, and last month they showed their reach, claiming responsibility for a deadly attack on a Kenyan shopping mall. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/Feisal Omar (SOMALIA - Tags: CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)

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September 30, 2013 
Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, on the outskirts... 
Islamabad, Pakistan 
Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa on the outskirts of Islamabad 
Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, on the outskirts of Islamabad September 30, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
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RTX13QCR 
September 18, 2013 
Free Syrian Army members take Islam lessons in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Loubna... 
Aleppo, Syria 
Free Syrian Army members take Islam lessons in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district 
Free Syrian Army members take Islam lessons in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Loubna Mrie (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION) 
Education
Education 
Islamic Seminary in Pakistan - 16 Sep 2013 
14 PICTURES 
PAKISTAN-TALIBAN/
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September 15, 2013 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater... 
Akora Khattak, Pakistan 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater... 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province September 14, 2013. The seminary, founded in 1947, is now one of biggest and most respected Islamic institutions in South Asia. It propagates a hard-line curriculum based on the radical Deobandi strain of Sunni Islam. Picture taken September 14, 2013. To match story PAKISTAN-TALIBAN/ REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION RELIGION) 
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September 15, 2013 
A Pakistani religious teacher refers to a book at a library at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary... 
Akora Khattak, Pakistan 
A Pakistani religious teacher refers to a book at a library at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary... 
A Pakistani religious teacher refers to a book at a library at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province September 14, 2013. The seminary, founded in 1947, is now one of biggest and most respected Islamic institutions in South Asia. It propagates a hard-line curriculum based on the radical Deobandi strain of Sunni Islam. Picture taken September 14, 2013. To match story PAKISTAN-TALIBAN/ REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION RELIGION) 
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RTX13LVQ 
September 15, 2013 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater... 
Akora Khattak, Pakistan 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater... 
Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province September 14, 2013. The seminary, founded in 1947, is now one of biggest and most respected Islamic institutions in South Asia. It propagates a hard-line curriculum based on the radical Deobandi strain of Sunni Islam. Picture taken September 14, 2013. To match story PAKISTAN-TALIBAN/ REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
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August 21, 2013 
A Pakistani religious student reads the Koran at the Ganj Madrassa in Peshawar August 21, 2013. Students... 
Peshawar, Pakistan 
A Pakistani religious student reads the Koran at the Ganj Madrassa in Peshawar 
A Pakistani religious student reads the Koran at the Ganj Madrassa in Peshawar August 21, 2013. Students and teachers at the Pakistani Islamic school designated as a "terrorist training centre" by the United States furiously rebutted the charges on Wednesday and said they had not had a chance to defend themselves against the accusations. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz (PAKISTAN - Tags: EDUCATION RELIGION POLITICS) 
SOMALIA
RTX126Y9 
August 01, 2013 
A Muslim girl reads the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Muslim girl reads the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy month... 
A Muslim girl reads the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu August 1, 2013.
REUTERS/Ismail Taxta (SOMALIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) 
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August 01, 2013 
Macalin Gaabow, a Koran teacher, listens as his students recite their lesson at the Gaabow Islamic school,... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Koran teacher listens as his students recite their lesson at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as... 
Macalin Gaabow, a Koran teacher, listens as his students recite their lesson at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu August 1, 2013.
REUTERS/Ismail Taxta (SOMALIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) 
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RTX126XM 
August 01, 2013 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during... 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu August 1, 2013.
REUTERS/Ismail Taxta (SOMALIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) 
SOMALIA
RTX126XJ 
August 01, 2013 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during... 
Mogadishu, Somalia 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during... 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at the Gaabow Islamic school, also known as a madrassa, during the holy month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu August 1, 2013.
REUTERS/Ismail Taxta (SOMALIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
Religion
Religion 
Learning to Read the Koran in Delhi - 01 Aug 2013 
10 PICTURES 
INDIA/
RTX125PR 
July 31, 2013 
A Muslim girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan... 
Delhi, India 
A Muslim girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa during Ramadan in old quarters of Delhi 
A Muslim girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY EDUCATION) 
INDIA/
RTX125PC 
July 31, 2013 
Muslim girls learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan... 
Delhi, India 
Muslim girls learn to read the Koran at a madrasa during Ramadan in old quarters of Delhi 
Muslim girls learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY EDUCATION) 
INDIA/
RTX125P8 
July 31, 2013 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of... 
Delhi, India 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at madrassa during Ramadan in Delhi 
Muslim children learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
INDIA/
RTX125OG 
July 31, 2013 
Muslim boys learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan... 
Delhi, India 
Muslim boys learn to read the Koran at a madrassa during Ramadan in Delhi 
Muslim boys learn to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY EDUCATION) 
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