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GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - OCTOBER 23:(EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by the U.S. Military prior to transmission.) A humvee passes the guard tower guard tower at the entrance of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, also known as 'Gitmo' on October 23, 2016 at the U.S. Naval Station at …

Gitmo Detainees Approved for Release in Obama Era Unlikely to Be Released

Only 41 captives remain in the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, including five who have been deemed eligible for release by a multi-agency board established by the administration of former President Barack Obama who vowed to shut down the prison.

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Report: Obama Aims to Cut Gitmo Population to 42 by End of Tenure

President Barack Obama is expected to transfer out 17 or 18 detainees from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by the time he leaves office, reducing the facility’s population to 41 or 42, reports The New York Times (NYT).

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US Transfers Gitmo Detainee to African Nation with Possible Al-Qaeda Cells

Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, an al-Qaeda-linked terrorist from Yemen, has been transferred from the U.S. prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to the island nation of Cabo Verde off the coast of West Africa, where al-Qaeda is believed to have set up sleeper cells and is recruiting jihadists to train in Yemen.

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. …

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.

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Gitmo Board Clears For Release Prisoner Who Still Poses Threat

President Barack Obama’s multi-agency Periodic Review Board (PRB) has approved an al Qaeda-linked Algerian prisoner for release from the U.S. military detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, conceding that the jihadist “presents some level of threat.”

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Obama’s Guantánamo Board Clears ‘Forever Prisoner’ for Release

Abdul Latif Nasir, a Moroccan detainee who had been deemed a “forever prisoner,” became the latest accused jihadist held at the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to be cleared for release by President Barack Obama’s parole board.