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2008-07-21 12:00:06

The U.S. military trial of a low-level operative for Osama bin Laden is seen as a test for trials of those further up the security chain, observers said.

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.

2008-07-18 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.

2008-07-18 06:00:11

By Michael Doyle and Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jul.

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.

2008-07-17 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 15:00:11

WASHINGTON _ A federal judge gave a green light Thursday afternoon to a military commission trial set to begin Monday in Cuba for Osama bin Laden's former driver. After a two-hour hearing, U.S.

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.

2006-07-11 15:56:59

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has acknowledged for the first time that all detainees held by the U.S. military are covered by an article of the Geneva Conventions that bars inhumane treatment, according to a memo made public on Tuesday.

2006-06-29 14:56:46

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sharp rebuke of President George W. Bush's tactics in the war on terrorism, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down as illegal the military tribunal system set up to try Guantanamo prisoners.

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