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Imam Who Supported Islamic Community Center Near The World Trade Center Says His Life Was Threatened
One of the leaders of the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center says someone threatened to kill him during the furor over the project.
Rauf, the man behind the Park 51 Islamic cultural center, said bin Laden’s death can bring “closure and healing around 9/11.”
Long Island Congressman Peter King is facing threats — and getting extra security. But he vowed Monday to forge ahead with controversial hearings on radicalization in the Muslim-American community
The Muslim cleric who hopes to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site said Friday that he’ll tour the country in an effort “to inspire interfaith understanding” for the project.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said he hopes to see interfaith centers like the one he plans to include inside the downtown Manhattan Islamic center built all over the world.
NEW YORK (AP) — The imam co-leading a drive to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center politely brushed aside a suggestion by one of his past benefactors Thursday that the project […]
Moments after real estate mogul Donald Trump offered to put up the cash to stop the mosque near ground zero from being built, the leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy said he is canceling plans to burn copies of the Koran on Sept. 11.
The imam behind the proposed mosque and Islamic center near ground zero said Wednesday night that he is simply stunned over the firestorm that has erupted over the project.
The man behind the mosque finally stepped in front of the cameras on Wednesday night. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said he’s not changing locations.
After months of keeping quiet, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is responding to criticism about the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero.
The imam who has become a public face of a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero has returned to the United States following a tour of the Middle East.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has largely been absent from the national debate over the implications of building a Muslim house of worship so close to where Islamic terrorists killed more than 2,700 people.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg hosted his annual Ramadan Iftar dinner Tuesday night at Gracie Mansion. But it was the proposed mosque in lower Manhattan that dominated this year’s event.
The imam of the so-called ground zero mosque started his government sponsored tour of the Middle East on Thursday as former Mayor Rudy Giuliani became the latest to suggest a location switch.
American Muslims who support the proposed mosque and Islamic center near ground zero are facing some skeptics within their own faith.