President Obama hopes to transfer all 60 remaining detainees before he leaves office
Obama has a two-week window in the first half of January when he's still president but the new Congress will have convened. He must take it if this blot on the US reputation is to end
He has less than five months left in office, but President Obama may not have given up on delivering on his pledge just yet
State department spokesman says: 'The continued operation of the detention facility weakens our national security and emboldens violent extremists'
Republicans in Congress have repeatedly vowed to block any attempt to close the notorious p
The men are expected to take part in a rehabilitation program for former jihadis
Almost half the remaining inmates are Yemeni, but I have to say that I don’t remember many Yemenis in Osama bin Laden’s camps – and I met the man twice in Afghanistan
The prisoners are expected to have left Guantanmo in a couple of weeks
President proposes moving detainees from the Cuban facility to a yet-to-be-built maximum security prison on US soil
The prison camp on the tip of Cuba was established in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks
The president is sending his plan to Congress - but he faces an uphill battle
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough promised on Sunday that the Obama Administration would close the prison for good
'It was worse than the beating as well, worse than everything, just thinking of my daughter and I just sat there silent completely'
He said Guantanamo’s purpose was to make its inmates 'feelingless'
Mr Salmond says Tony Blair and Jack Straw should 'face up and tell us exactly what they knew and when they knew it'
The father of four says 14 years of pain were 'washed away' when he was reunited with his wife