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  1. Travel ban for 5 Taliban prisoners ends soonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Bowe Bergdahl, the last American soldier held captive from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, is on a long journey home after being freed in exchange for five Taliban detainees who had been held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American soldier held captive from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, is on a long journey home after being freed in exchange for five Taliban detainees who had been held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


  2. DHIAB v. OBAMARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    Jihad DHIAB, Detainee, Guantanamo Bay Naval Station and Shaker Aamer, as Next Friend of Jihad Dhiab, Appellees v. Barack OBAMA, President of the United States, et al., Appellants Hearst Corporation, et al., Appellees.


  3. Betrayal of prisoner 239: His family dared dream he'd be free this ...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... who deemed him a dangerous terrorist and sent him to languish indefinitely in the purgatorial cell blocks of Guantanamo Bay. For her, as for Shaker Aamer, locked in a dank cell permanently lit by halogen lights, 7,000 miles away in Cuba, time has ...


  4. 5 swapped for Bergdahl may soon walk freeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CNN

    ... Afghanistan because of their positions within the Taliban, not because of ties to al Qaeda. Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to Qatar in exchange for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was being held by the Taliban. Two ...


  5. US Government Ordered to Prepare Guant namo Force-Feeding Videos for releaseRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... absurd arguments, and simply to do the right thing: expose and end the ongoing abuse of hunger-strikers at Guantanamo Bay." Reprieve is a UK-based human rights organization that uses the law to enforce the human rights of prisoners, from death row ...


  6. White House: US in touch with Qatar about Taliban detainee agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    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. The men were transferred as part of an exchange that freed US Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had been captured by militants.


  7. Appeals court stays out of Guantanamo force-feeding video case, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | McClatchy

    ... on Friday to get involved, for now, in a case about whether the public will get to see videotapes of a Guantanamo Bay detainee being force-fed. In an unsurprising, eight-page decision , a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ...


  8. Omar Khadr deserves chance to prove worthRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ... Mr. Khadr were old photographs of him as a teenager or illustrations depicting a surly adult in the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison complete with a full beard. Mr. Khadr got his first taste of freedom in almost 13 years when an Alberta judge rejected ...


  9. Omar Khadr describes firefight that killed U.S. soldier: 'I'm just going to throw this grenade'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    ... throw this grenade and maybe just scare them away." Khadr was eventually captured by U.S. forces and taken to Guantanamo Bay prison, in Cuba, where he would plead guilty to murder and terrorism. In September 2012, he won a prisoner transfer to ...


  10. New Threat From Freed Gitmo DetaineesBy Tim MakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    ... beg to differ. There are growing concerns in some corners of the American government that six former Guantanamo Bay detainees freed by the Obama administration could pose a threat to the safety of U.S. personnel. Those detainees were sent to Uruguay ...


  11. Omar Khadr tells Al Jazeera his Guantanamo storyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... in his first interview talks about his arrest in Afghanistan who at the age of 15 then spent a decade at Guantanamo Bay. The interview is part of a documentary called Guantanamo's Child - Omar Khadr, a collaboration between Al Jazeera and the ...


  12. A Bad Deal Plays OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    ... assistance, what is? That Obama would endanger American security for a dubious photo-op and help empty a Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention facility he had pledged to close is beyond the pale. Now the Taliban "dream team" currently biding their time ...


  13. Prisoner Swap for 5 Taliban LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Five senior Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo Bay Cuba last year in exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will be free to go wherever they please next week, once their one year travel ban expires. National Correspondent Jeff Barnd sat down with a former Senior CIA operative who has a dire prediction on what happens next.


  14. Mamdouh Habib, former Guantanamo Bay detaineeRead the original story

    May 1, 2011 | ABC News

    Wikileaks struck again this week, releasing hundreds of secret files relating to the US military's notorious Guantanamo Bay prison. Amongst the prisoner files was Mamdouh Habib's, and it came as a welcome piece of information in his quest to paint a full picture of his rendition and detention.


  15. House GOP: 'Taliban 5' Released for Bergdahl Soon Free to Fight AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    ... and Investigation subcommittee, noted President Barack Obama transferred the "senior Taliban terrorists" from Guantanamo Bay to Qatar, where they were to have been monitored by the government and restricted from travel for a year, The Hill reports. ...


  16. 'Taliban 5' Could Be Free to Travel by MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    ... there is nothing new to announce about travel restrictions on the former Taliban leaders, who had been at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 12 years before being transferred to the Qataris in May 2014. Bergdahl, who was the U.S. military's only prisoner of ...


  17. In New Documentary, Omar Khadr Speaks for HimselfRead the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    Viewers in Canada and beyond are finally getting the chance to hear directly from Omar Khadr, once the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay prison, who has spent the last 13 of his 28 years in custody. Khadr, a Canadian citizen who was 15 when he was shot and captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2002 and sent to Guantanamo Bay, was released on bail earlier this month after a judge in Alberta rejected a final effort by the Canadian government to keep him in jail.


  18. Two freed Guant namo detainees to wed Uruguayan womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Miami Herald

    ... that America compensate them for nearly 13 years in Guantanamo. In this Wednesday, May 6, 2015 photo, freed Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Abdelhadi Faraj, from Syria, sits and drinks tea in front of a tent outside the U.S. Embassy as he protests ...


  19. Will innocent Guantanamo prisoner be free at last?Read the original story

    Thursday | Dear Kitty

    THE last British prisoner in the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison camp could be released within weeks, it was revealed yesterday. Shaker Aamer , whose wife and four children live in Battersea in London, has been unlawfully held in the United States' camp in Cuba for 14 years after being arrested in Afghanistan in 2001.


  20. Omar Khadr uncertain about memory of Afghanistan firefight: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    Omar Khadr listens to a question during a news conference after being released on bail in Edmonton, Alberta, May 7, 2015. Khadr, a Canadian, was once the youngest prisoner held on terror charges at Guantanamo Bay.