In the Obama administration's largest-ever single transfer of prisoners from the Guantanamo detention facility, 10 men were sent to Oman late Wednesday.
On the 14th anniversary of the arrival of the first prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, former detainees met in London to make an emotional appeal to the world to shutter the detention camp for good.
Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri was believed to be a high-level al Qaeda facilitator and trainer. But after years of being held at the military prison without charge, Pentagon officials recently said that he was in fact a low-level foot soldier.
The US president noted that operating Guantanamo is a huge waste of taxpayer dollars and is inconsistent "with our interests as a nation and undermines our standing in the world."
Likening lawmakers' fierce opposition to closing Guantanamo to calls against resettling Syrian refugees in the US, Obama emphasized on Thursday that the prison "has been an enormous recruitment tool" for terrorists like the Islamic State.
Guards at the Christmas Island detention center have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Detainees who are granted refugee status are now living in temporary housing, where they're able to look for work. An Iranian man named Reza Mollagholipour explains how this is going.
The latest report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on so-called Guantanamo recidivists showed four former detainees have been killed since March.
A long-forgotten government report reveals US facilities that could become new homes for detainees as part of the White House's long-standing goal to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
The detainees sent to Oman on Friday have all been cleared for release for years and have never been charged with a crime.
For the second time in under a year, Australia has secretly held a group of refugees at sea before sending them back where they came from.
Five months after landing to freedom in Uruguay, the six refugees have failed to adapt. The US said it has "no obligation" to them, while Uruguay said it will no longer receive prisoners released from Guantanamo.