US transfers six detainees from Guantanamo to Oman

June 13, 2015 6:33 AM

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Six Yemeni prisoners held for years at Guantanamo Bay detention centre have been transferred to Oman, the US says.

President Barack Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay during his election campaign in 2008. Although he has been unable to do so, he has cut the number of inmates by half.

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