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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.

The south tower of the World Trade Center collapses sending dust and smoke into the streets 11 September, 2001, in New York. Two planes crashed into the towers which later collapsed. AFP PHOTO/Aaron MILESTONE (Photo credit should read AARON MILESTONE/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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Report Claims CIA Censored Gitmo Trial

The Central Intelligence Agency was able to censor at least one U.S. military commission proceeding involving detainees held at the prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reports The Intercept, citing documents it obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.

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Missing Ex-Guantánamo Prisoner, Al-Qaeda Fan Found in Venezuela

Jihad Ahmad Diyab, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was released to Uruguay as part of a deal between the White House and the socialist government of former President José Mujica, has surfaced in Venezuela after his disappearance a month ago. He is demanding to be flown to Turkey to reunite with his Syrian family.