US forces may stay in the volatile northern city beyond the June deadline for Americans to pull back to bases.
The move sets the stage for an appeals court to review the rights of Guantánamo prisoners.
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A growing feud between Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, and Sayyed Imam al-Sharif, the jailed ex-leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, could weaken support for Al Qaeda.
While President Bush traveled to Baghdad Sunday to hail progress, the war is far from over in places like Mosul where US and Iraqi forces still battle insurgents linked to Al Qaeda in Iraq.
A yearlong investigation led to the arrests and charges, which come amid an EU summit in Brussels. One suspect is believed to have been preparing for a suicide attack.
Judge at five Guantánamo detainees' trial weighs their bid to quit legal fight – and their mental competency.
A task force's findings, urging US leadership, may dovetail with ideas of Obama administration.