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Guantanamo Prisoner Sentence Could Be 15 Years

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crime charges in a pretrial deal aimed at limiting his sentence to 15 years for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.

02/20/2014

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Guantanamo Judge Allows Testimony About Torture

Lawyers for the Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole are presenting expert testimony at a pretrial hearing on how to conduct a mental examination of a torture victim.

02/05/2013

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Judge Orders Mental Exam For Cole Bombing Suspect

A judge at Guantanamo Bay refused Monday to suspend a pretrial hearing for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the attack on the USS Cole, ruling that defense lawyers had offered no evidence supporting their suspicion that the CIA can eavesdrop on their private conversations with their client.

02/04/2013

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Prisoner Said To Have Acquired A Cat At Guantanamo Bay As Part Of Plea Deal

A former Maryland resident who is detained at Guantanamo Bay seems to have acquired a cat at the isolated prison on a U.S. base in Cuba, a fellow prisoner says in a letter released Friday.

08/17/2012

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9/11 Mastermind’s Guantanamo Bay Hearing To Be Telecast In Fort Meade

He says he planned the murder of 3,000 Americans on Sept. 11. On Saturday, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has a hearing in a prison courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which could lead to his death.

05/04/2012

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Guantanamo War Crimes Trial For Former Md. Resident

A citizen of Pakistan who once lived in Baltimore is headed for a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal.

02/15/2012