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U.S. Releases Five Guantanamo Prisoners

AP | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Five men from Yemen have been released from the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after more than a dozen years of captivity. ...

Obama Pushing For Guantanamo Change

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated...

Gitmo Stays Open As Terrorists Stand Trial

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has re...

What Is The Eid Celebration At Guantanamo Bay Prison Like?

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion

MIAMI -- Guards were preparing to serve the first in a series of special meals Wednesday to prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to mark the end of the Muslim ...

WATCH: Guantanamo Bay Through The Eyes Of An Artist

Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

Award-winning artist Molly Crabapple took a trip to Guantanamo Bay and documented the experience with drawings and writing. Her lengthy essay on her t...

Al Qaeda Pledges To Set Gitmo Inmates Free

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida's leader said in remarks posted Wednesday that a prisoners' hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the "odious" face o...

A Letter From Guantanamo

Abdelhadi Faraj | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Abdelhadi Faraj

This is my call to the outside world from behind these rusty bars, in this monstrous cell. The past few months have been among the harshest lived by the prisoners here. Does the world know what is happening in this prison?

Who Is Still At Guantanamo?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- President Barack Obama has appointed a new envoy to lead a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S....

Pentagon Wants Millions To Maintain 'Inefficient' Facility

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is asking Congress for more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President B...

Ryan J. Reilly

U.S. Defends Guantanamo Prison Raid | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- Military officials said Tuesday they used appropriate force during a prison raid Saturday that hurt two guards and ...

Gitmo Attorney: 'The Situation Is An Emergency'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

On the heels of a Yemeni detainee at Guantanamo Bay's New York Times op-ed, "Gitmo Is Killing Me," HuffPost Live hosted a discussion Tuesday about con...

Gitmo Detainees Claim They Are Denied Potable Water, Military Denies

AP | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

MIAMI -- The guard force commander at Guantanamo Bay said Thursday that there's nothing wrong with the tap water there despite prisoner claims to the ...

Gitmo Hunger Strike Expands

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

MIAMI — More prisoners have joined a hunger strike at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, officials said Monday, as defense lawyers expr...

See No Evil

David Cynamon | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
David Cynamon

I have some advice for the U.S. government going forward: if you don't want to "inflame the street," don't commit acts that will inflame the street.

Gitmo Prisoner Has A Pet?

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A former Maryland resident who is detained at Guantanamo Bay seems to have acquired a cat at the isolated prison on a U....

Gitmo Commander Seeks Access To All Attorney-Client Communications

AP | BEN FOX and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 02.26.2012 | Crime

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The new commander of the Guantanamo Bay prison wants a team of government and law enforcement officials to be allowed to...

PHOTOS: Obama Administration Will Do Its Utmost To Close Guantanamo

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

By RAF CASERT, Associated Press BRUSSELS — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Obama administration will do its utmost to clo...

US Sees Pakistani Intelligence Agency Linked With Terror Groups

AP | By CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 06.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Guantanamo Bay authorities named Pakistan's main intelligence agency a terrorist organization along with Hamas and other internation...

Political Fight Over Guantanamo Won't Die

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The latest round in the political fight that has blocked the Obama administration from bringing Guantanamo Bay detainees into the U...

Terry Holdbrooks: Guantanamo Bay Prison Guard Converted To Islam; Detainee Was Mentor

The Guardian | Sarfraz Manzoor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Terry Holdbrooks arrived at Guant�namo detention camp in the summer of 2003 as a godless 19-year-old with a love of drinking, hard rock music and ta...

Illinois State Prison Emerges As Likely Transfer Location For Gitmo Detainees

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — A draft memo leaked to a conservative Web site is an encouraging sign the government intends to transfer Guantanamo terrorist suspe...

Democrats Pull Funding For Guantanamo Closure

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's allies in the Senate will not provide funds to close the Guantanamo Bay prison until the administration co...

Gitmo Interrogation Video Released For First Time

AP | CHARMAINE NORONHA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TORONTO — A 16-year-old captured in Afghanistan and held at Guantanamo Bay sobs during his questioning, holding up his wounded arms and begging ...