Citing a video that went viral online on Saturday, State media have announced that a mid-week attack by ARSA on a police van in northern Rakhine State injured six.
Tun Myat Naing says group struck border posts because they were assisting Tatmadaw attacks; he vows to continue defending ‘oppressed’ Arakanese
As historic enemies, an Arakanese-Rohingya alliance is unthinkable, they say
President’s Office says Arakan Army and Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army met in Bangladesh last year; Rakhine ethnic army (AA) rejects claim
The body was found on Sunday, after a clash between police and unknown gunmen last week.
Manner of death suggests ARSA may have been involved in murders, official says
Social welfare minister U Win Myat Aye said that the Rohingya returnees who do want to be repatriated are being dissuaded from doing so through threats from ARSA affiliates.
The manager of a camp for Hindus displaced by last year's violence says the government stopped supplying food rations in August.
More than 160 outposts set up, nearly 1,000 officials deployed to Bangladesh frontier amid reports group is planning more attacks.
Security officials, residents tense in wake of reports from Bangladesh that militants may be planning to resume activity in Rakhine.
State Counselor’s Office accuses ICC of ‘bad faith’, procedural irregularities; cites ongoing commission of inquiry
With UN General Assembly looming, calls for sanctions are likely to continue, many local experts and politicians believe.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Gov’t says ‘independent’ panel to include one international member, 2 local experts; in separate move, Naypyitaw inks MoU on Rohingya repatriation with 2 UN agencies
The Rohingya insurgents have gone quiet. Some analysts warn this could be an attempt to encourage the narrative that its attacks on security forces last year never happened.