Mr Obama had waited until until towards the end of his presidency to visit a US mosque
Obama has visited several mosques overseas but never one in this country while serving as president
The incident occurred on November 17, four days after the Paris terror attacks
'We would like to reaffirm that this act... will not prevent our determination to promote our life together'
'It’s not about religion, it’s not about race,' one Jewish leader commented. 'As Canadians we have to stick together.'
Local churches offered members of the mosque a space to offer prayers
This is third appeal regarding the site to be rejected
The plans were originally rejected by Newham Council in 2012
A new report has claimed Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have been mentally ill
UN approves force to stop escalation of bloodshed in nation on brink of genocide
Under the proposals, Islamist radicals face being expelled from mosques, Muslim community groups and universities in a fight-back against fundamentalism
Wayward migrant workers abandon desperate families in former republics
Day of terror in Iraqi capital as attacks on Shi'ite Muslim areas continue to escalate
Muslim rebel group holding scores of civilians near Zamboanga demands international mediation
The attack caused only minor damage and the centre was opened for prayers hours later
Twin car bombings killed at least 47 people and wounded hundreds on Friday in Lebanon’s second largest city Tripoli. The attack was the bloodiest since the country’s 15-year civil war, which ended in 1990.