April 16, 2016 3:17 PM

Saudi Arabia takes in nine Yemenis from Guantánamo

With the Saudi transfer, there are 80 captives left at Guantánamo, 26 cleared for release

All nine have strong ties to Saudi Arabia, family there, leading to a breakthrough deal with the kingdom

Expect no more releases for at least a month; Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has no other 30-day transfer notices at Congress

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