Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

A Budgam court on May 25 had said that “situations like Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay cannot be tolerated” in India.

Removal of judge, prosecutors sought in Guantanamo 9/11 case

They said that the judge had previously directed the government to preserve the evidence and then allowed it to be destroyed without notifying the defense lawyers, who learned about it last month.

Pentagon to send about a dozen Guantanamo inmates to other countries soon

 The Pentagon plans to transfer about a dozen inmates of the Guantanamo military prison to at least two countries that have agreed to take them, a US official said on Wednesday, the latest move in President Barack Obama`s final push to close the facility.

Barack Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison

Barack Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison

President Barack Obama presented a long-shot plan Tuesday to shutter the Guantanamo Bay detention center, hoping to fulfill an elusive campaign promise before he leaves office next year.

Pentagon due to submit Guantanamo closure plan

Military officials are poised to submit to Congress a much-anticipated report on how to close the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman said Monday.

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Killers of thousands on 9/11 can't stand female guards!

Killers of thousands on 9/11 can't stand female guards!

Muslim detainees at Guantanamo claim that physical contact with women outside their immediate families violated their religious beliefs.

`9/11 Five` head back to court, though trial still distant

The five men accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks -- including the alleged mastermind -- are this week due back in US military court, though their prospects for an actual trial remain elusive.

US President Barack Obama signs defence bill despite Guantanamo shut down restrictions

US President Barack Obama signs defence bill despite Guantanamo shut down restrictions

US President Barack Obama signed a defence bill that includes restrictions on transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to Washington which will directly affect the shut down of the prison, the media reported on Thursday.

Obama signs bill making Gitmo closure tougher

The bill upholds a ban on transferring prisoners from Gitmo to the United States.

UAE takes five Yemeni prisoners freed by US from Guantanamo

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the US base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released.

Last prisoner of Guantanamo Bay released

Last prisoner of Guantanamo Bay released

Saudi national Shaker Aamer was held since 2002 but has never been charged or put on trial.

Islamic State 'Not My Cup of Tea', says British woman who travelled to Syria

Islamic State 'Not My Cup of Tea', says British woman who travelled to Syria

Shukee Begum, 33, travelled to Syria with her children to find her husband Jamal al-Harith.

Pentagon announces transfer of Guantanamo detainee to Saudi Arabia

The United States has transferred Abdul Shalabi, a detainee at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the government of Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Barack Obama mulling options for closing Guantanamo prison: White House

The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, declining to rule out executive action as an option. 

Cuba ready to discuss `any issue` with US: Minister

Cuba is ready to discuss any issue with the United States, including human rights, its foreign minister told his US counterpart John Kerry on Friday as the latter made a historic visit to the island.

OAS rights group urges Guantanamo shutdown

 The human rights arm of the Organization of American States (OAS) called Wednesday for the United States to shut down Guantanamo Bay and to put detainees who face prosecution on trial in federal courts.

US moves six Yemeni Guantanamo detainees to Oman

US moves six Yemeni Guantanamo detainees to Oman

The United States transferred six Yemeni inmates from its Guantanamo Bay prison to Oman, the Pentagon said Saturday, part of a drive by President Barack Obama to close the controversial jail.

US appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden aide

 A US appeals court today set aside the military commission conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who allegedly produced an al-Qaeda recruiting video and served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant and public relations secretary.

US in touch with Qatar about Taliban detainee agreement: White House

 US officials have been in touch with leaders in Qatar about five Taliban detainees transferred there from the Guantanamo Bay prison and steps needed to protect the American people, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Friday.