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Former Guantanamo Inmate Has Left UK To Join Islamic State

Jamal Udeen Al-Harith, a former Guantanamo inmate from Manchester, has allegedly being able to leave Britain and join Islamic State (IS) in Syria without security services stopping him. The former Guantanamo inmate is believed to have left for Syria over a year ago, reports the

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Rick Perry: ‘The Border with Mexico Can Be Secured’

Thursday afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina, former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) joined Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) for a “Presidential Town Hall” series that Scott is hosting with the Republican presidential candidates.

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Uruguay’s Gitmo Ex-Prisoners Split After ‘Political Dispute’ and Fail to Get Jobs

The nation of Uruguay is struggling to properly integrate the six former Guantánamo Bay prisoners they accepted from the United States into society. Two of the men were forced into hotel housing after a heated “political and religious dispute,” while a third has traveled to Argentina to demand that the Southern Cone nation take in more prisoners from Gitmo.

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US Guantanamo Board Reviews Case of Al Qaeda Bomb Expert

WASHINGTON — Obama’s Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing on whether an experienced bomb maker linked to al Qaeda should remain in custody at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Last UK Inmate to Leave Guantanamo

The last British resident detained at Guantanamo Bay may leave the detention centre in the new year as part of Barack Obama’s long-delayed plan to close the base. The US president is urging the release of almost half of Guantanamo

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US Repatriates Four Guantánamo Detainees to Afghanistan

The Obama administration announced Saturday that four Afghan detainees had been transferred from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to their home country. U.S. officials have characterized the move as a sign of good will between Kabul, the Afghan capital, and