Rabat - A Moroccan ministerial council has approved a draft bill to reintroduce mandatory military service for young Moroccan men and women.

Morocco’s Youth to Face Compulsory National Service Again
Moroccan air force personnel present arms as Moroccan King Mohammed VI reviews the Moroccan army in Rabat 14 May 2006 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces. AFP PHOTO /ABDELHAK SENNA
Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News.