Five more Guantanamo detainees approved for release

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Three of the five detainees were from Yemen, one was from Somalia, and the fifth from Kenya. They have spent a collective 85 years in the prison opened two decades ago. The Pentagon's Periodic Review Board found that all did not present, or no longer presented, a threat to the United States.
5 months ago·Washington, United States

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CNN

5 Guantanamo detainees cleared for release as prison marks 20 years

Five detainees who have been at the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than a decade have been cleared for release, according to public documents. The decisions come as the prison marked 20 years this week since it was opened under the George W. Bush administration, a few months after the September 11 terrorist attacks.

5 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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IBTimes

Five More Guantanamo Detainees Approved For Release

The US government has approved the release of five more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to documents posted online this week by the Defense Department. Three of the five detainees were from Yemen, one was from Somalia, and the fifth from Kenya. They have spent a collective 85 years in the prison opened two decades ago for so-called "war on terror" detainees in the wake of the September 11, 2001 Al Qaeda attack on th…

5 months ago·United States
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Channel News Asia

Five more Guantanamo detainees approved for release

WASHINGTON: The US government has approved the release of five more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to documents posted online this week by the Defense Department. Three of the five detainees were from Yemen, one was from Somalia, and the fifth from Kenya. They h

5 months ago·Singapore
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Washington Examiner

Biden administration approves five more Gitmo detainees for transfer

FILE - In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen r…

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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Al Jazeera

US approves release of five more Guantanamo detainees

The five men from Yemen, Somalia and Kenya are among 39 inmates still held by the US at notorious facility in Cuba.

5 months ago·Qatar
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Anadolu Ajansı

US clears 5 more Gitmo detainees for transfer

Decisions for transfer include 3 Yemenis, 1 Kenyan and 1 Somali - Anadolu Agency

5 months ago·Turkey
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