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In this March 30, 2010 photo made through one way glass and reviewed by the U.S. military, a handcuffed Guantanamo detainee carries a workbook as he is escorted by guards after attending "Life Skills" class in the Camp 6 high-security detention facility on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. The Obama administration is pushing to close the Guantanamo detention facility by transferring, prosecuting or releasing the remaining detainees. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Gitmo Board Approves Release of Al-Qaeda Bomb Maker

President Barack Obama’s parole-style board has approved the repatriation of an al-Qaeda-linked Saudi bomb-maker — held at the U.S. military detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — who authorities believe may re-engage in terrorism against the United States.

Gitmo Detainee: Saudi Royal Aided Terrorists

A suspected al-Qaida operative detained at the US base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, claims that a member of the Saudi royal family helped recruit terror operatives before the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to a recently released transcript by the Pentagon.