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2008-07-21 06:00:11

By Alan Gomez and Emily Bazar Nearly seven years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the first trial of those accused of plotting the attacks starts today when military officials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, select a jury to hear the case of Salim Hamdan.

2008-07-17 21:00:11

WASHINGTON _ A historic war crimes trial targeting Osama bin Laden's former driver is now set to start Monday at a remote site in Cuba, following a federal judge's ruling Thursday. After a two-hour hearing, U.S.

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.

2008-07-16 09:00:30

By Leonard Doyle Disturbing video shows teenager weeping during interrogation An unprecedented glimpse into the harsh conditions at Guantanamo Bay has emerged via a grainy video of a weeping Canadian teenager undergoing interrogation after he had been tortured by sleep deprivation for three weeks.

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2006-12-08 00:00:00

The U.S. military transferred the first group of detainees on Thursday to a new maximum-security prison at Guantanamo Bay designed to restrict contact among the prisoners and prevent attacks on guards.

2006-08-26 20:40:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Saturday said it transferred five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan, leaving about 445 detainees at the naval base in Cuba.

2006-07-10 15:13:55

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay will not be moved to U.S. soil or tried in civilian courts and are in a "holding pattern" after a Supreme Court ruling against a military tribunal system, the White House said on Monday.

2006-07-04 02:10:55

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Lawyers for Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks asked the Australian government on Tuesday to formally review his case after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled planned military trials were illegal.

2006-06-29 14:48:24

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By declaring the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals illegal, the U.S. Supreme Court put fresh curbs on President George W. Bush's powers in the war on terrorism and gave ammunition to those demanding the prison be closed.

2006-06-12 14:02:01

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Already str


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