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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...

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...

Ramadan Reflection Day 1: The Different Forms of Fasting

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

While I break my fast with with friends and family, the men and women of Guantanamo will have their fast purposely broken far away from any family -- some being detained now for almost a decade.

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Fear Gov't Spying On Detainees

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Lawyers for the five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks want to know if U.S. gove...

Judge: Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Can Be Tried In Civilian Court

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be prosecuted in a civilian court was cleared for trial Tuesday by a judge who said a lengthy in...

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Speech To Note Irony Of Award During Wartime

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO — Newly enshrined among the world's great peacemakers, President Barack Obama offered a striking defense of war. Eleven months into his pre...