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  1. Will Mullah Akhtar Mansour's election as chief lead to Taliban split?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    There have been conflicting reports about whether Taliban's supreme council was consulted or not on the election. A new leader could be named in his place fghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the nomination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour as the group's supremo following Mullah Omar's death and a new leader could be named in his place, media reports said.

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  2. Afghan Taliban may dump Mullah Mansour, name new leader in his placeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DNA India

    Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the nomination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour as the group's supremo following Mullah Omar's death and a new leader could be named in his place, media reports said. Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the nomination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour as the group's supremo following Mullah Omar's death and a new leader could be named in his place, media reports said.

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  3. Former Guantanamo detainee Mullah Zakir supports new Taliban emirRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    Mullah Adbul Qayoum Zakir, a member of the Taliban's executive council and the group's former military commander, denied reports that he disagrees with the appointment of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as the replacement for deceased Taliban emir Mullah Omar. Zakir is a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay who is an influential leader in the jihadist group.

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  4. New Taliban leader calls for unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BBC News

    The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, has called for unity in an audio message, saying that the group will continue fighting. Mullah Mansour was named as the new leader on Thursday, after the death of former head Mullah Omar was confirmed.

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  5. Taliban split over Omar successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BBC News

    The Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the election of a new leader following the death of founder Mullah Omar, the BBC has learned. Some Taliban figures have accused pro-Pakistani circles of imposing Mullah Mansour, who is known for his support for peace talks, on them.

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  6. Now On Netflix Canada: August 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AndPOP.com

    Birdman tells the story of a washed-up, former superhero actor who is trying to reinvent himself, save his family and salvage his upcoming Broadway play. The 2015 Best Picture winner features an all star cast-Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis-and is a great character study and assessment of the modern actor.

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  7. Retired Navy Commander Says Obama's Gitmo Plan May Result In Detainees On US StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Daily Caller

    Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in this January 11, 2002 file photograph. A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

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  8. Navy investigating reports of high cancer rates at GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Stars and Stripes

    ... at the remote base is linked to seven cases of cancer. A detainee is escorted to an interrogation room at the Camp Delta detention facility at the U.S. Marine Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on July 7, 2004. (Pete Souza/Chicago Tribune/MCT) The Navy ...

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  9. Does Guantanamo Bay have a cancer problem? Three military lawyers are dead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    This April 9, 2014 file photo shows a U.S. soldier walking next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOVMLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images The U.S. Navy acknowledged Monday that it is investigating concerns about possible carcinogens where the Defense Department holds military commissions for detainees.

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  10. Two Former Guantanamo Bay Detainees Arrested on Terrorism ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Breitbart.com

    According to reports, former Guantanamo Bay detainees were arrested near the Belgian city of Antwerp on terrorism charges. "We have dismantled a serious recruiting network for Syria," a Belgian counterterrorism official said .

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  11. There's One Big Problem with the White House Plan to Close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | National Journal

    The Obama administration says some prisoners will have to be transferred to U.S. soil. But current law bars any such move-and by some readings, it forbids even looking at options.

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  12. Why is Gitmo still open?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    One of President Barack Obama's first acts in office was to promise he would close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in order to "restore the standards of due process and the core constitutional values that have made this country great even in the midst of war, even in dealing with terrorism."

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  13. U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    A soldier closes the gate at the now abandoned Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaeda and Taliban militants who were captured after the September 11 attacks. The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there.

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  14. Navy officials investigate reported rash of cancer cases involving attorneys for Guantanamo prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Raw Story

    Photo taken during an escorted visit and reviewed by the US military shows an Army soldier walking in 'Camp 6' detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 8, 2014 [AFP] The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there. At least seven civilians and military members who worked on detainee trials at Guantanamo Bay have been diagnosed with cancer, according to the complaint, which was filed with the U.S. Defense Department's Office of the Inspector General.

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  15. Editorial: Why is Gitmo still open?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Camera

    One of President Barack Obama's first acts in office was to promise that he would close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in order to "restore the standards of due process and the core constitutional values that have made this country great even in the midst of war, even in dealing with terrorism." Six years later, the facility is still open, although the population has dwindled to 116, 52 of whom have been cleared for transfer if security conditions can be satisfied.

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  16. Deputy prosecutor selected to observe hearing at Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A Tippecanoe County deputy prosecutor is back from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where he got a front row seat to hearings involving a man accused of war crimes. Greg Loyd spent seven days at GITMO as part of the Military Observation Project through the IU McKinney School of Law.

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  17. Obama Has a New Plan to Close Gitmo, but Will he Give the Base Back to Cuba?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Miami New Times

    It's been seven years since President Obama ordered the detention center at Guantanamo Bay closed and yet more than a hundred prisoners of war remain. That could finally change.

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  18. Unexpectedly - Former Gitmo prisoners arrested for recruiting...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Protein Wisdom

    Two former detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba were arrested by Belgian police in a counterterrorism operation targeting a recruiting network for al Qaeda in Syria. They were arrested Wednesday night along with three others as they were about to break into a house to raise funds in the town of Hoboken, near Antwerp, a senior Belgian counterterrorism official told CNN.

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  19. 2 Ex-Gitmo Detainees Arrested For Recruiting TerroristsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Sweetness & Light

    Plus a British tabloid claims \'Jihad John\' is on the run from ISIS. But we are skeptical.

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  20. Another CAGE Client Arrested in Belgium Recruiting for ISISRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Jawa Report

    Belgium police have arrested two former Guantanamo Bay detainees in Antwerp who were recruiting for al-Qaida operations in Syria. One of the detainees, 37-year-old Moussa Zemmouri, wrote a book following his release from Gitmo in 2005, in which he proclaimed his innocence, CNN reports.

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