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  1. US releases Saudi prisoner from Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WTOV9

    A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released as the U.S. continues attempts to whittle down the prison population at its base in Cuba. The Pentagon said Saturday that Muhammad al-Zahrani was sent to his homeland based on the conclusion of a parole-like board that has been re-evaluating whether it is still necessary to hold some of the men as prisoners.

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  2. US releases Saudi prisoner from Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released, the Pentagon said Saturday, amid a push to whittle down the prison population at the U.S. base in Cuba. Muhammad al-Zahrani was sent to his homeland based on the conclusion of a U.S. government board that has been re-evaluating the need to continue holding some of the men as prisoners, the Pentagon said in a statement.

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  3. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  4. 5 transferred Gitmo detainees served al Qaeda, leaked files allegeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Long War Journal

    The Defense Department announced on Nov. 20 that five detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba were transferred to two nations. Three of the detainees were transferred to the Government of Georgia , while the other two were transferred to Slovakia .

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  5. Five prisoners released from Guantanamo BayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gleaner

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention centre on the US Navy base in Cuba, officials said yesterday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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  6. Medical Associations support Guantanamo nurse who refused to force-feedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PressReleasePoint

    ... service, his pension and possibly his veterans' benefits. 148 men remain detained without charge or trial at Guantanamo Bay. Last summer a mass hunger strike by detainees, peacefully protesting their indefinite detention, brought force-feeding to ...

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  7. DOD announces transfer of 5 Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Jurist

    ... (DOD) [official website] announced Thursday the transfer of five detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder]. Three are being transferred to the country of Georgia, while Slovakia will accepted [press releases] the ...

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  8. Obama Administration Paid Ransom and Released 5 Top Gitmo Detainees for Army Deserter Bowe BergdahlRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Scared Monkeys

    ... to a Taliban splinter group that captured Bergdahl in 2009. The administration in May released five-value Guantanamo Bay detainees in exchange for Bergdahl's release. Remember following the release of Bowe Bergdahl, FOX News reported that the Obama ...

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  9. US sends 5 Guantanamo prisoners to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Arizona Republic

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. US sends 5 Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia MIAMI -- Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday.

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  10. Five Guantanamo Bay prisoners releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Illinoisreview

    ... Bustos' efforts to get the Downstate Thomson Prison up to federal maximum security standards, at least five Guantanamo Bay detainees won't be transferred to the Illinois prison. Instead, international terrorists Salah Mohammed Salih Al-Dhabi, Abdel ...

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  11. Obama releases Gitmo detainees, setting up fight with GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Washington Examiner

    President Obama has opened a new front in his hard line against the incoming Republican Congress by releasing more detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, against lawmakers' objections. The Pentagon announced Thursday that four al Qaeda fighters from Yemen, including a senior figure who facilitated travel to Afghanistan for Arab extremists, and a Tunisian extremist would be transferred to Slovakia and Georgia.

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  12. Guantanamo slowly emptying as US sends five inmates to Georgia and SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Raw Story

    A US soldier walks next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 2014 The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention center in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three Yemeni prisoners were sent to Georgia, while a fourth Yemeni and a Tunisian were transferred to Slovakia, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Myles Caggins said.

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  13. U.S. sends 5 Gitmo prisoners to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | New York Daily News

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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  14. U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WGBH

    A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through Camp X-Ray, the first detention facility to hold "enemy combatants" at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The United States has transferred five detainees being held at its prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Georgia and Slovakia.

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  15. Five Guantanamo detainees transferredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KYTX-TV News

    Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to the nations of Slovakia or Georgia as part of the U.S. plan to reduce the facility's population of detainees who were suspected of terrorism after the September 11, 2001, attacks, officials said Thursday. All five detainees "were approved for transfer by consensus of" a review task force that also looked at security issues, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a statement.

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  16. Why Have Media Ignored the Bergdahl Case?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Real Clear Politics

    ... Rose Garden in late May that Bergdahl was released in exchange for five high-ranking Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay. The surprise deal set off a fusillade of debate not only in the public and the media over whether the deal was a good one, ...

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  17. Obama Administration Releases First Yemeni Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pam's House Blend

    ... detention. Seventy-four are cleared for release, 53 of these are Yemeni.. Five prisoners detained at Guantanamo Bay prison were released and resettled in Georgia and Slovakia. The released prisoners included four Yemenis, marking the first time ...

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  18. Pentagon got duped, made ransompayment for Bowe Bergdahl to con manRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Lucianne.com

    ... as part of a controversial exchange for five terrorists held at the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The ransom payment was first disclosed by Rep. Duncan Hunter in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Mr. ...

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  19. Three Gitmo Detainees Transferred To GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Weekday Magazine

    The Pentagon said on November 20 that Salah Mohammed Salih Al-Dhabi, Abdel Ghaib Ahmad Hakim, and Abdul Khaled Al-Baydani -- all from Yemen, had been transferred to Georgia. It said, "The United States is grateful to the Government of Georgia for its willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility."

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  20. US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, SlovakiaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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