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Aerial View Of Rikers Island (credit: CBS 2)

Prostitution Sting Leads To Arrest Of Rikers Island Imam

The Department of Correction said Imam Aziz-Ud Bin Bilal was suspended without pay.

08/25/2011

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Sides Present Arguments Over Planned NYC Mosque

A group opposed to a planned mosque near Ground Zero has asked a judge to overturn New York City’s decision to withhold landmark status for the building site.

03/16/2011

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Key Backer Of Ground Zero Mosque Takes Lesser Role

The nonprofit group controlled by the developer of the Islamic center said it supported Rauf’s work but needed someone who could spend more time on the nitty-gritty task of building a congregation.

01/15/2011

A rendering of the Park 51 Islamic cultural center - Credit: SOMA Architects

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Gets New Imam

The nonprofit group Park51 announced Friday that it had named a new imam to lead religious programing. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will focus on other initiatives.

01/14/2011

Man Cleared In Alleged NY Hate Attack On Imam

Prosecutors dropped their case against Eddie Crespo this week after a grand jury declined to indict him on any charges in the December 8 incident.

12/17/2010

MTA Subway - File/Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images

2 Charged in Hate Crime Against Imam

Two men attacked a Muslim religious leader in a hate-fueled assault in a subway station, with one hurling slurs along with a fist, prosecutors and Muslim advocates said Thursday.

12/09/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Imam Faces Bedbug Violations In His Jersey Apartment Building

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Bedbugs are biting the imam who was looking to build the controversial community center near Ground Zero. Feisal Abdul Rauf is facing a temporary receivership for his New Jersey apartment […]

11/14/2010

Daisy Khan (credit: Feminist.com)

Police Investigate Threats Against Mosque Imam

Daisy Khan said Sunday that her life and that of her husband, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf were “under threat.”

10/03/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Wants Ground Zero Mosque Talk To Pause

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.

09/07/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Ground Zero Mosque Imam Returning To U.S.

Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.

WCBS 880–09/01/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: NY’ers Want Mosque Funding Investigation

Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.

CBS New York–08/31/2010

Community Board 1 President Julie Menin explains her suggestions for Park51. (credit: CBS 2)

Change Of Heart For Major Mosque Backer

Community Board-1 President Julie Menin intially voted in favor of the proposed Islamic center. That was before the project mushroomed into a divisive, paralyzing discourse.

08/30/2010

Ground zero mosque site (file)

New York Imam: Politics Behind Mosque Opposition

The imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York says the fierce opposition is closely linked to the U.S. elections in November.

08/29/2010

Daisy Khan (credit: Feminist.com)

WTC Mosque Leader: We Won’t Change Course

A leader of the proposed Islamic center and mosque two blocks from Ground Zero says dropping the plan in the face of protest isn’t an option.

08/20/2010