Pentagon transfers 5 Yemenis being held at Guantanamo Bay to UAE

November 16, 2015 12:33 AM

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Pentagon transfers 5 Yemenis being held at Guantanamo Bay to UAE

The Pentagon transferred five Yemeni detainees who had been held for more than a decade at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the United Arab Emirates, U.S. officials announced Sunday.

The men, all of whom were once suspected of having ties to al-­Qaeda, arrived in the UAE on Saturday, officials said.

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