For almost a decade, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was marked by somber reflection and a call to unity, devoid of politics. Not this time.
The developer of the proposed Islamic center near the site of the World Trade Center is calling Donald Trump’s offer to by him out a “cheap attempt to get publicity.”
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.
He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.
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.
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.
Ground Zero, depending on whom you talk to, is a scar on this city where horror still lingers, a bustling hive symbolizing the resilience of a nation, or simply, for those who live and work nearby, a place where life goes on.
Republican Rick Lazio’s underfunded campaign for governor of New York attracted big donors dedicated to anti-terror efforts after he called for a probe of funding for the proposed Ground Zero mosque.
New and disturbing questions are mounting about the source of funding for the so-called Ground Zero mosque and cultural center.
A new poll finds that New Yorkers are conflicted about the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.
The city’s annual remembrance of the day terrorists attacked the WTC has always been a somber affair, but dueling demonstrations over the Ground Zero mosque are scheduled for Sept. 11.
Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.
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.
As the Ground Zero mosque controversy continues to simmer, questions continue about the background of the man who wants to build the $100 million Islamic cultural and religious center.