Posts Tagged ‘ muslim group ’

Obama OK with Reid’s stance

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

SEATTLE — President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have agreed to disagree on a Muslim group’s controversial plans to build an Islamic community center and mosque a couple of blocks from ground zero in lower Manhattan. Obama “respects the right of anybody — Democrat, Republican, independent — to disagree with his
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Mosque flap swirls around Obama

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

 The White House on Saturday struggled to tamp down the controversy over President Barack Obama’s statements about a mosque near ground zero — insisting Obama wasn’t backing off remarks Friday night when he offered support for a project that has infuriated some families whose loved ones died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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GOP keeps mosque flap alive

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans jumped Sunday on President Barack Obama’s defense of a proposed mosque near where the World Trade Center stood before the Sept. 11 attacks, seeking to make his comments a campaign issue for Democrats come November. Democrats meanwhile sought to change the subject. Many appeared uncomfortable with both the timing and the
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Mosque controversy swirls around Obama

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

 The White House on Saturday struggled to tamp down the controversy over President Barack Obama’s statements about a mosque near Ground Zero — insisting Obama wasn’t backing off remarks Friday night where he offered support for a project that has infuriated some families whose loved ones died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Devoted crowds throng Hezbollah’s Lebanon theme park

Aug 11th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent MLEETA | Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:43pm EDT MLEETA Lebanon (Reuters) – If you have an urge to inspect mangled Israeli tanks, toy with a rocket launcher or explore a genuine rock-cut guerrilla bunker, Hezbollah’s multi-media theme park in south Lebanon is just the place. The Shi’ite Muslim group, which
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