The rebel group and Myanmar military are both accused of detaining and beating civilians in Chin State’s Paletwa Township.
A Rohingya boy and girl died and a girl was injured when a landmine exploded as they were collecting firewood and fruit in an abandoned village in Buthidaung Township.
Ambassadors to Myanmar from 18 countries have called on the military and ethnic armed groups to end hostilities as the country is extremely vulnerable to impacts of COVID-19.
Residents said five military helicopters bombed two villages, killing two civilians. But Myanmar’s military denies the claims.
Myanmar’s military says it is ready to attack two Kachin State towns unless the Arakan Army is forced to leave.
Since January, fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military has intensified dramatically, killing hundreds as Myanmar focuses attention on the threat of COVID-19.
The Arakan Army has attacked a military training school on the Yangon-Sittwe road in Rakhine State, resulting in multiple casualties, according to Myanmar’s military.
After almost a year, Myanmar’s military has abandoned its lawsuit against The Irrawaddy over coverage of the Rakhine State conflict.
Villagers near the Kaladan River have fled their homes as fighting continues around a Myanmar army hilltop outpost which is besieged by the Arakan Army.
The Arakan Army says it has detained 20 Myanmar troops, including a battalion commander, and found over 20 soldiers dead after heavy fighting near the Kaladan River.
President U Win Myint’s delegation in India has signed deals to boost cross-border financial and security cooperation and development in western Myanmar.
With the help of the UNHCR, the wife and children of the leader of the Arakan Army will be resettled in Switzerland from Thailand.
Fighting between Myanmar’s army and the Arakan Army has forced numerous schools to close across Paletwa in Chin State as vital exams approach in March.
The Rakhine conflict is increasingly marked by civilian casualties, for which neither of the warring parties is being held accountable.
Fighting between Myanmar’s army and the Arakan Army has blocked food supplies to Paletwa in Chin State and left hundreds of civilians stranded.