UAE Extends Military Service

The General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces announced on 7 July that national service has been extended from 12 to 16 months for all male nationals who have graduated high school. The UAE's official news agency, WAM, reported the announcement, saying national service “is considered one of the UAE’s most effective and...

The General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces announced on 7 July that national service has been extended from 12 to 16 months for all male nationals who have graduated high school.

The UAE's official news agency, WAM, reported the announcement, saying national service “is considered one of the UAE’s most effective and strategic moves”.

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