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Judge will allow force-feeding of Gitmo prisoner

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 20:28

A federal judge has lifted a temporary restraining order that had stopped the US military from force feeding a hunger-striking prisoner at Guantanamo Bay naval base, saying the man`s life hangs in the balance.

Genital searches of Guantanamo inmates necessary, court told

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 06:16

Searching genital areas of inmates at US prison at Guantanamo Bay is necessary to maintain security at a facility holding "enemy combatants," a government lawyer told an appeals hearing in Washington.

Senate weighs Guantanamo prison`s fate

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 11:28

The US Senate will vote later on Tuesday on defense legislation that would ease restrictions on transferring detainees from Guantanamo, a major first step toward closing the controversial war-on-terror prison.

Number of Gitmo inmates on hunger strike drops: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 22:05

The number of detainees on hunger strike at the US prison at Guantanamo has dropped sharply in the past week, Pentagon officials said on Wednesday.

Obama`s drones, Gitmo speech welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 12:59

President Barack Obama`s speech on the use of drones and the fate of Guantanamo prisoners has been welcomed by two key countries affected by the policies - Pakistan and Yemen.

Accused Cole bomber`s Gitmo hearing put on hold

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 23:55

A military judge at Guantanamo has been forced to put in the USS Cole bombing case on hold because of a dispute over whether accused has to be in court.

Five charged in 9/11 attack resist Gitmo hearing

Last Updated: Sunday, May 06, 2012, 09:52

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks repeatedly declined to answer a judge`s questions on Saturday.

Pakistani Gitmo prisoner pleads guilty to murder

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 21:22

Majid Khan pleaded guilty to helping Qaeda plot attacks from Pakistan, reaching a plea deal with the US government.

US confirms possible release of Taliban from Gitmo

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 12:57

U.S. intelligence officials acknowledged Tuesday that the United States may release several Afghan Taliban prisoners from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as an incentive to bring the Taliban to peace talks.

Former Gitmo detainee calls 9/11 `disgusting`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 23:10

The first Gitmo detainee to plead guilty to a terrorism said the 9/11 attacks were disgusting.

Australia returns passport to ex-Gitmo detainee

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 15:48

An Egyptian-born Australian has had his passport returned after his release from Guantanamo Bay.

‘ISI allowed attacks on India’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 19:04

Gitmo detainees told US, ISI allowed attacks on Indian targets chosen by Pak, WikiLeaks disclosed.