Missy Ryan and Adam Goldman, washingtonpost.com January 14
The Obama administration has moved five additional prisoners out of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, sending four Yemeni inmates to the Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman and a fifth to Estonia, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
The latest transfers leave 122 detainees at the military prison in Cuba and underscore President Obama’s determination to press forward with a long-standing effort to close it.
The detainees sent to Oman are Al Khadr Abdallah Muhammad al Yafi, Fadel Hussein Saleh Hentif, Abd al-Rahman Abdullah Au Shabati and Mohammed Ahmed Salam, the Pentagon said in a statement. Akhmed Abdul Qadir was sent to Estonia.
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Guantanamo inmates sent to Oman, Estonia as military moves ahead with closure push