Guantanamo Bay

US: 18 per cent of freed Guantanamo inmates returned to militancy

Data from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence about the "re-engagement of detainees" formerly held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, through July 15, the latest date available:

Former Guantanamo Bay inmate killed in US airstrike in Yemen

A US airstrike in Yemen against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) killed a man who was held prisoner by the US military at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Monday.

US releases another Guantanamo Bay prisoner, leaving 59 at facility

The United States has released a detainee from its prison at Guantanamo Bay, leaving 59 prisoners at the Cuban facility.

US held Afghan detainees in Guantanamo based on hearsay, report says

The US kept eight Afghan prisoners in its Guantanamo Bay facility solely on the basis of "vague accusations" rife with "gross errors of fact," according to a report published Thursday by a renowned international Afghan think tank.

Malaysia opposes release of Indonesian terrorist from Guantanamo Bay

Malaysia is opposing Indonesian terrorist Hambali's plea to be released from the US-run detention facility on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he has been held for more than a decade.

US announces transfer of 15 Guantanamo inmates to UAE

The United States has transferred 15 inmates from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to the United Arab Emirates, leaving 61 detainees at the Cuban facility, the Pentagon said Monday.

Obama again makes case for closing Guantanamo Bay prison

President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday a new plan to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, a goal he has sought for years, but one that has been stonewalled by Congress.