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Pentagon Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To The United Arab Emirates

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 16/11/2015 Marina Fang

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Five detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to the government of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Defense Department said on Sunday.

The transferred detainees were identified by the Pentagon as 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.

The Pentagon said 107 detainees remained at Guantanamo.

All five of the transferred detainees are Yemeni, according to media reports.

(Reporting by Peter Cooney; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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