Guantanamo Bay detention camp

Guantanamo Bay prison 'healthy' for national security: White House

The Donald Trump administration has indicated that it is unlikely to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison for dangerous terror suspects, saying it is serving a "healthy purpose" towards the national security.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

US sends 3 Uighur Guantanamo prisoners to Slovakia

The government of Slovakia has taken three more prisoners from Guantanamo, helping the US get closer to its goal of shutting the prison on the base in Cuba.

Dec 31, 2013, 21:00 PM IST

Nativity scenes at Guantanamo spark protest

Some troops at Guantanamo Bay want the US Navy to remove Nativity scenes and Christmas decorations from two base dining facilities, saying they improperly promote Christianity over other faiths.

Dec 19, 2013, 08:19 AM IST

Accused September 11 attacker expelled from Guantanamo courtroom

An accused conspirator in the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington was expelled from a courtroom at the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for being disruptive.

Dec 18, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

In Calicut university, a poem by al Qaeda leader

The inclusion of a poem written by an al Qaeda ideologue in its literature syllabus by Calicut University has kicked up a huge controversy in Kerala.

Jul 25, 2013, 11:11 AM IST

More prisoners end hunger strike at Guantanamo: US

The US military says the number of prisoners on the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has dropped to 75, down from a peak of 106 last week.

Jul 19, 2013, 10:03 AM IST

Barack Obama defends drones, pushes to shut Gitmo

US President Barack Obama defended the use of drones, declaring his country was at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism.

May 24, 2013, 00:19 AM IST

Half of Guantanamo on hunger strike: US official

The hunger strikers are protesting their incarceration without charge or trial at Guantanamo in the 11 years.

Apr 21, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

Extension denied in Guantanamo September 11 trial

The defence lawyers had asked for extensions ranging from three months to a year to file motions arguing against capital charges.

Feb 04, 2012, 11:56 AM IST