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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

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Imam Unmoved By Saudi Criticism Of NYC Mosque

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 […]

10/28/2010

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

Saudi Prince Backs Moving Islamic Cultural Center

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.

10/28/2010

Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino campaigns in Hicksville, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images

Paladino Compares Islamic Center Design To WTC

With Election Day less than one week away, New York Republican (and Tea Party) gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino has plenty to say.

10/27/2010

The Masjid Noor mosque - Huntington, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS

Police Investigate Hate Crime At Long Island Mosque

Hate crimes detectives are investigating the second incident in a week where a jar of nails was thrown onto the driveway of a Huntington mosque.

10/26/2010

Psalms 1 from the "Three Faiths" Exhibition - Credit: New York Public Library

New Exhibit Brings Together Three Faiths

The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.

10/21/2010

Long Island Mosque Expansions On Hold

Brookhaven town officials say they need more time to review controversial plans to expand to expand two Islamic mosques.

10/19/2010

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

The People Behind The Mosque

Did you miss last night’s segment on “60 Minutes” ?

09/27/2010

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

New Poll Focuses On Ground Zero Mosque

A new poll finds a majority of New York voters think a planned mosque near ground zero should be moved.

09/24/2010

Imam Mahdi Bray, center, executive director of the Muslim American Society, speaks at a news conference in front of the proposed Islamic center and mosque site near ground zero, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, in New York. A number of local and national American Muslim leaders spoke at the site to support efforts to build an Islamic center at 51 Park Place. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Muslim Groups Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

A coalition of Muslim groups called Monday for interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero.

09/20/2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: People demonstrate against allowing a mosque near Ground Zero at a rally in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Muslim Summit Planned Over Ground Zero Mosque

A summit of Muslim organizations is planned for the weekend in New York City to address the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment linked to a proposed Islamic center near ground zero.

CBS New York–09/17/2010

A woman argues against the proposed Ground Zero mosque. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dueling Demonstrations Held In NYC After 9/11 Memorial

On this ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, dueling demonstrations were held just steps from ground zero.

09/11/2010

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