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Two More Detainees Depart GTMO

The New York Times' Charlie Savage reports that the United States military transferred two Libyan detainees to Senegal on Monday. The two men, Omar Khalifa Mohammed Abu Bakr and Salem Abdul Salem Ghereby, were held at Guantanamo Bay for roughly 14 years. There are now 89 detainees remaining at Guantanamo Bay; 35 of those have been recommended for transfer, assuming certain security conditions can be met.


Five More Transfers from Guantanamo

Here's the Pentagon's accouncement:

The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of Ali Ahmad Muhammad al-Razihi, Khalid Abd-al-Jabbar Muhammad Uthman al-Qadasi, Adil Said al-Hajj Ubayd al-Busays, Sulayman Awad Bin Uqayl al-Nahdi, and Fahmi Salem Said al-Asani from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the Government of the United Arab Emirates.

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