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2008-07-18 09:00:03

By Scott Shane and William Glaberson New York Times News Service WASHINGTON -- Court rulings on Thursday cleared the way for the first trial at the American detention camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, opened in 2002 to hold suspects captured in the campaign against terrorism.

2008-07-17 18:00:11

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Osama bin Laden's former driver should be tried by a military tribunal before he appeals the court's constitutionality. U.S. District Judge James Robertson refused to grant Salim Hamdan a delay in his trial, The New York Times reported.

2008-07-17 09:00:11

By William Glaberson Salim Hamdan moved slowly to the witness chair. A former driver for Osama bin Laden, Hamdan is scheduled to become next week the first detainee to go on trial at Guantanamo and the first person in decades to face a U.S. war crimes trial.

2008-07-17 03:00:08

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jul. 17--GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Early in the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden's driver voluntarily led U.S. forces on a tour of al Qaeda turf, pointing out terror group safe houses, an FBI agent testified Wednesday.

2008-07-16 15:00:00

By CHARMAINE NORONHA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO Burying his face in his hands, a 16-year-old captured in Afghanistan sobs and calls out "Oh, Mommy!" in a hidden-camera video released Tuesday that provides the first look at interrogations inside the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay.

2008-07-16 09:00:30

By Ian Austen Video recordings released Tuesday showing interrogations of the only Canadian held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba provide an unprecedented glimpse inside the compound.

2008-07-08 21:00:04

WASHINGTON _ A federal judge handling the appeals of more than 200 Guantanamo detainees vowed Tuesday to hold lawyers' "feet to the fire" to insure that the cases are handled as quickly as possible.

2008-07-01 06:00:02

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jul. 1--The Pentagon filed death-penalty charges against a Saudi man at Guantanamo on Monday, alleging he engineered the October 2000 suicide bombing of the USS Cole off Aden, Yemen. Seventeen U.S.

2008-06-30 18:00:33

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jun. 30--The Pentagon Monday announced a proposed death penalty prosecution of a Saudi man at Guantanamo, alleging he organized the October 2000 suicide bombing of the USS Cole off Aden, Yemen, that killed 17 American sailors.

2008-06-30 18:00:15

MIAMI _ The Pentagon on Monday announced a proposed death penalty prosecution of a Saudi man at Guantanamo, alleging he organized the October 2000 suicide bombing of the USS Cole off Aden, Yemen, that killed 17 American sailors.


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