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  1. Quieter, smaller Guantanamo as debate rages on prison's fate

    Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 05 09:02 AM

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Empty cells outnumber occupied ones. There are fewer prisoners than the assorted medical personnel to care for them. The number of hunger strikers is down to a handful.

  2. Empty cells outnumber occupied ones. There are fewer prisoners than the assorted medical personnel to care for them. The number of hunger strikers is down to a handful.

  3. After 14 years, the detention center on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, appears to be winding down despite opposition in Congress to President Barack Obama’s intent to close ...

  4. The war court prosecutor is arguing that public disclosure of a transcript of a public hearing held at Guantanamo last year could endanger national security in response to a legal motion brought by 17 news organizations protesting pick-and-choose secrecy in the Sept. 11 pretrial hearings.

  5. Prisoner refuses to leave Guantanamo as 2 depart for Balkans

    Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJan 21 03:17 PM

    MIAMI (AP) — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who protested his indefinite confinement with a lengthy hunger strike has taken the unusual step of turning down a chance to finally leave the U.S. base in Cuba, rejecting an offer to be resettled in an unfamiliar new country.

  6. The Pentagon on Thursday announced the transfer of another two inmates from the Guantanamo Bay military prison, bringing the controversial facility's remaining population down to 91. Tariq Mahmoud Ahmed Al Sawah was sent to Bosnia, while Abd al-Aziz Abduh Abdallah Ali Al-Suwaydi was transferred to Montenegro, the Pentagon said. According to their leaked prisoner files, Sawah is a citizen of ...

  7. Ten Yemeni former inmates from the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay arrived in Oman on Thursday, Muscat's foreign ministry said, as Washington struggles to close the notorious prison. The transfer is the largest to a single country at any one time under the administration of US President Barack Obama, and brings the facility's population down to 93. It is the first time since then the ...

  8. Guantanamo Bay inmate refuses to leave

    AFP via Yahoo! NewsJan 22 01:48 PM

    A Yemeni prisoner who had been cleared to leave Guantanamo Bay after nearly 14 years has opted to stay in the military prison for now, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday. Mohammed Ali Abdullah Bwazir had been due to be transferred on Wednesday, but changed his mind at the last minute, Lieutenant Commander Gary Ross said. The detainee remained on the Pentagon's list of men approved for transfer ...

  9. Guantanamo refugee in Uruguay released on domestic violence

    Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJan 24 01:23 PM

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The attorney for one of six former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who sought refuge in Uruguay says his client was released after a judge found insufficient evidence against him in a domestic violence case.

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