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Ex-Guantanamo detainee among suspected jihadists held in Spain, Morocco

Spanish and Moroccan police on Tuesday detained four people suspected of recruiting jihadists for the Islamic State group, one of whom was a former Guantanamo prisoner who received military training in Afghanistan.

Barack Obama plan to close Guantanamo proposes 13 potential US transfer sites

Barack Obama plan to close Guantanamo proposes 13 potential US transfer sites

President Barack Obama has pledged to close the prison and move the detainees since before his election in 2008.

Barack Obama to make statement on Guantanamo amid plan to close prison

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Guantanamo on Tuesday, the White House said, as his administration prepared to present U.S. lawmakers with his plan to shutter the controversial military prison. 

U.S. to transfer al Qaeda suspect from Guantanamo to Kuwait

The United States released a suspected al Qaeda propagandist to the government of Kuwait on Friday.

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.

Cuba, US to discuss steps for normalisation of ties

A Cuba-US bilateral commission will meet in Washington on Tuesday to discuss further steps for normalisation of relations between the two countries, the Cuban Foreign Ministry has said.

At UN, Raul Castro says US must end embargo to have normal Cuba ties

Cuban President Raul Castro told the U.N. General Assembly on Monday that normal relations with the United States would only be possible if Washington ended its trade embargo on his country, returned the military base at Guantanamo and ended anti-communist broadcasts beamed into the island.

US report proves Lithuania hosted CIA `black site`: Lawyer

 A US Senate report proves that Lithuania hosted a secret CIA jail for terror suspects a decade ago, a lawyer for a Saudi-born Guantanamo detainee claimed Friday.