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US to seek soldier`s freedom via Taliban prisoner swap: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:56

Washington will attempt to resume talks with the Taliban on exchanging a US soldier held captive by insurgents since 2009 for Guantanamo Bay prisoners, The Washington Post reported late Monday.

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.

US officials renew call for closing Gitmo after visit

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 09:42

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security reaffirmed their support for closing the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after visiting the facility.

US denies Mauritania got two Guantanamo prisoners

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 00:20

A prisoner`s rights group in Mauritania says the United States returned three prisoners to the African country but a US official denied reports that two of men had been held at Guantanamo Bay prison.

Angry outburst at Sept 11 hearing in Guantanamo

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 10:01

A pretrial hearing in the September 11 war crimes case started on Thursday with an angry outburst from one of the defendants complaining about searches of his cell by guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison.

British Guantanamo inmate on hunger strike

Last Updated: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 12:43

Shaker Aamer has been held at the US-run prison in Cuba for almost 10 years.

2 Uighurs go to Switzerland from Guantanamo

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 23:09

The United States has sent two Chinese Muslims to Switzerland, ending their eight years of detention at the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

France orders 5 former Gitmo inmates back to court

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 09:58

France`s highest court on Wednesday overruled a lower court`s acquittal of five former inmates at the Guantanamo Bay prison and ordered an appeals court to rehear the case centring on terrorism charges.