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A piece of wreckage believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. (NYPD)

Investigators Probe Area Near World Trade Center After Plane Part Discovery

Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.

04/27/2013

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

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.

07/11/2012

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

Photo Exhibit Opens At Planned Islamic Center Site Near Ground Zero

Organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero will hold its first event Wednesday evening.

09/21/2011

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

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Backer Of NYC Islamic Center Plans Day Of Thanks

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be joined at the 1 p.m. ecumenical Thanksgiving prayer service Wednesday by a minister and a rabbi.

11/23/2010

(Photo/Mona Rivera)

9/11 Demonstration Planned In Favor Of Ground Zero Mosque

A coalition of groups in favor of the right to build a mosque near Ground Zero announced it will hold a counter-demonstration Saturday to those planning to protest the project.

09/09/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam Rauf Returns To U.S. Following Middle East Tour

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.

09/06/2010

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Farrakhan Supports Planned Mosque Near Ground Zero

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday a community center and mosque planned near Ground Zero should be built because Muslims were among those of many faiths who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.

09/02/2010