Pentagon approves charges against Guantanamo prisoners

Reuters: The Pentagon has approved charges against five Guantanamo prisoners accused of involvement in the September 11 attacks, they will seek the death penalty if convicted.

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'9/11 plotters' charged

The man accused of being the mastermind behind 9/11, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four suspected co-conspirators have been charged by the US. They will go on trial before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal and could face the death penalty.