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US Transfers 9 Yemeni Inmates From Guantanamo

The Pentagon on Saturday announced the transfer of nine Yemen nationals from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the latest push by the Obama administration to close the controversial facility despite strong opposition from congressional Republicans. The transfer of the inmates to Saudi Arabia, announced in a Pentagon statement, came just weeks after President Barack Obama announced an accelerated plan to try to shutter the prison before he leaves office in January...

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