The two detainees, Saad Muhammad Husayn Qahtani and Hamood Abdulla Hamood, were both previously cleared for release by the U.S. after a review of their cases. Neither man was charged with a crime.
The two are accused of battling U.S. forces in Afghanistan, plotting to bomb U.S. embassy.
Marine Corps leaders have issued a 30 percent, across-the-board budget reduction to all service combat units not preparing for deployment to Afghanistan, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said Monday.
Warren could not provide a specific dollar amount on how much the Marine Corps embassy security units would be cut by, but did say funding for those security forces would be cut, to pay for sequestration.
A twin bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed at least two dozen people on Tuesday, Lebanon's Daily Star reports.
State began offering the reward in January, but kept it quiet due to “security issues."
Republican senators plan to push an amendment on the Defense authorization bill that would restrict Guantánamo detainee transfers to Yemen.
The amendment, which was included in the House’s Defense authorization bill, would undercut one of the Obama administration’s top initiatives in its attempt close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.
Sen. Rand Paul said the failure to beef up security in Libya was a "dereliction of duty."
Witnesses said the militant leader was shot dead when he stopped to buy bread at a bakery.
The station is “reviewing” a report that prompted GOP to double down on accusations.