Ethnic armed group displays Army ID card of the captain, while friends mourn his death on social media
Workers withdrawn from some projects following clashes with AA, abductions
The Myanmar government’s refusal to allow aid workers access to parts of embattled Rakhine State is costing the lives of their own citizens, Mueller says.
Army denies AA’s claim to have killed 4 soldiers in separate clash in Ponnagyun
Ferry operator, 36, was returning to his home in Kyauktaw Township; Army says he was an AA member who had attempted to kill soldiers with a landmine.
The proposal was submitted to Naypyitaw after calls for more aid by a number of influential monks and civil society groups in Rakhine State.
The military said 131 remaining detainees will be charged for their association with the Arakan Army.
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.
Locals suspect the mine was left there unexploded since skirmishes between the military and TNLA troops last year.
Defamation allegation against Burmese editor U Ye Ni over Rakhine coverage is ‘spurious’, U.S.-based press freedom group says.
Residents of village in Buthidaung report hearing gunfire from nearby forest but unsure if it was a military clash or random firing.
Attack on police van in Maungdaw is third such incident by Rohingya insurgents this year.
In the past 2 years the UWSA has acquired a formidable military and become increasingly bold in asserting its claims of statehood.
Ahead of major events at the United Wa State Army’s headquarters to mark 30 years of a successful ceasefire, Lawi Weng discusses Wa’s delicate balance of power and peace.
Recent reports suggest Myanmar’s largest armed group has been acquiring sophisticated new systems from China.