US releases Saudi Guantanamo prisoner Ahmed al-Darbi

The Saudi national is the first convict to leave the US base in Cuba since President Donald Trump took office.

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    The United States has released its first prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre under President Donald Trump.

    The US military says Ahmed al-Darbi's transfer to Saudi Arabia is part of a 2014 plea deal to serve out the remainder of his sentence there.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports.


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