Guantanamo Bay detainees

Trump blames Obama for releasing Guantanamo Bay detainees

US President Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on Barack Obama`s administration, claiming he was responsible for releasing 122 "vicious prisoners" from Guantanamo Bay, who have since re-engaged in terrorism.

Mar 08, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
'Dozens of detainees to be moved from Gitmo'; can Obama get it closed in his tenure?

'Dozens of detainees to be moved from Gitmo'; can Obama get it closed in his tenure?

Determined to thin down the number of detainees at the ill-famed Guantanamo detention centre in Cuba, the Obama administration will in coming months, transfer dozens of inmates, the CNN reported.

Dec 27, 2014, 06:12 AM IST

US announces transfer of 2 Gitmo detainees to Algeria

The US on Thursday announced its decision to transfer two detainees from its Guantanamo Bay detention centre to Algeria, even as the Obama administration failed to meet its self-imposed deadline to close it by January 22.

Jan 22, 2010, 15:33 PM IST

Freed Gitmo detainees rejoining Taliban: Congressman

Freed Guantanamo Bay detainees are becoming the "hardest" and most dedicated Taliban fighters "rejoining jihad against the US”, a Congressman has said.

Jan 08, 2010, 16:00 PM IST

Algeria court acquits two ex-Guantanamo detainees

Two men who had been held for seven years in the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay on suspicion of belonging to an extremist group were acquitted in an Algerian court on Sunday, state media reported.

Nov 23, 2009, 11:22 AM IST

Six Guantanamo detainees resettle in Palau

Six Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay but still wanted at home as separatists arrived on Sunday on their new tropical island home of Palau after the tiny Pacific nation agreed to a US request to resettle the men.

Nov 01, 2009, 09:57 AM IST

EU nations agree to take Guantanamo detainees: Report

The United States has secured promises from a clutch of European nations to take in detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, bolstering efforts to close the prison, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Aug 20, 2009, 14:17 PM IST

US says prepared to release Guantanamo detainee

The Obama administration wants to hold onto a young Guantanamo Bay detainee three weeks longer while it tries to decide whether to send him home to Afghanistan or bring him to the US for trial.

Jul 30, 2009, 13:39 PM IST