Islamic Cultural Center
Surveillance video captured the suspect during the first of two robberies at the Islamic Cultural Center on the Upper East Side.
A Manhattan attorney is pitching a plan to move to the controversial mosque from its current Lower Manhattan spot to the West Village.
The debate over the proposed mosque and community center at Ground Zero was heating up once more Tuesday.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was quoted as saying that moving the planned mosque and other facilities would respect the memory of those killed in the 2001 attacks.
The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.
The event was intended to address both the Park51 project and a perceived rise in anti-Muslim sentiments and rhetoric that has accompanied the nationwide debate over the project.
It wasn’t clear whether the group will emerge with a firm endorsement of the proposed center. The meeting’s primary purpose was to talk about ways to combat religious bigotry.
The wife of the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero said repairs were under way.
A NJ Transit worker was fired from his job after he burned pages of the Koran on his day off. While most say the burning was an intolerant act, some are questioning whether his constitutional rights were violated.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has some new issues to deal with. Some of the apartments in the buildings Rauf owns are allegedly riddled with bed bugs and have safety hazards.
It was clear from the speech he gave at the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday that Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf intended to cast himself as a moderate Muslim and a proud New Yorker.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said in an interview that aired Sunday that the controversy over the mosque site has heightened concerns among Muslims of rising Islamophobia.
He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.
Opponents of Park51, the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site gathered at Memorial Garden in Staten Island Sunday, WCBS’ Ginny Kosola reports.
Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.