The Grammy Award winning artist will perform for 6,000 Navy personnel
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 speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said he has the votes to override any presidential veto.
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
Mr Aamer said senior officials should be granted legal immunity to reveal what they knew about UK complicity in abuses
'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'
Amid a failing presidential campaign, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has promised to keep open Guantanamo Bay if he can somehow win in 2016.
More than two years after President Barack Obama reiterated his promise to close the facility, a plan suggests seven alternative prison sites in three states
Mr Aamer landed in the UK on 30 October after spending nearly 14 years at the US military facility in Cuba
Waiting at Biggin Hill airport on Friday was a solemn white man holding a square placard. On it were two hearts and a handwritten message in black and orange: “Welcome Home Shaker Aamer”. The last British resident held in Guantanamo Bay is now free. Campaigners and lawyers fought a sustained campaign to get him released. It is not a victory – how can it be when so many others remain in that heart of US darkness? It is an affirmation of virtue: a just cause, which shows that borderless compassion and morality can, occasionally, prevail.