Guantanamo inmate transferred to Saudi Arabia

Guantanamo inmate transferred to Saudi Arabia

The Department of Defense on Wednesday announced the transfer [text] of Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darb to Saudi Arabia.

Al Darb pleaded guilty in 2014. Part of the deal included his eventual transfer from Guantanamo.

There are reports that Sandi Arabia confirmed his arrival around midnight on Wednesday. He will serve the rest of his 13-year sentence there.

This is the first inmate transfer since January 19, 2017. There are 40 inmates left at Guantanamo.