UAE: National service extended as Yemen war drags on

Issue 1063 - 20 Jul 2018
The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces announced on 7 July that national service for Emirati males with a high school diploma or above is to be extended from 12 to 16 months – those without a high school certificate will continue to serve for two years. The UAE first introduced national service in 2014.

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