Gulf Times - Guantanamo-Bay
Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

Donald Trump had earlier said he was considering sending Sayfullo Saipov, 29, to the military's notorious Guantanamo Bay detention centre, but backed off the idea in a blast of early morning tweets calling for the death penalty.

Saudi terror suspect denied 'victim status'

Saudi terror suspect denied 'victim status'

A Lithuanian court has denied "victim status" to a Saudi terror suspect held in Guantanamo after allegations he may have been tortured at a secret CIA jail in the Baltic state.

US transfers two Libyans from Guantanamo to Senegal

US transfers two Libyans from Guantanamo to Senegal

The Pentagon announced Monday the transfer of two Libyan inmates from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre to Senegal, the latest move under President Barack Obama's contentious plan to shutter the notorious jail.

Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison

Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison

President Barack Obama presented a long-awaited roadmap to close the controversial US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying it was time to shutter a facility that betrayed US interests and values.

Ten Yemeni Guantanamo detainees arrive in Oman

Ten Yemeni Guantanamo detainees arrive in Oman

Ten Yemenis released by the United States from prison in Guantanamo Bay have arrived in Oman, state news agency reported on Thursday, citing an official of its foreign ministry.

US to transfer al Qaeda suspect from Guantanamo to Kuwait

US to transfer al Qaeda suspect from Guantanamo to Kuwait

The Pentagon on Friday announced the repatriation of a suspected al Qaeda propagandist to Kuwait, leaving 104 inmates at the US naval prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.