The Arakan Army claims the Myanmar military has suffered over 40 casualties in the past week and local residents say the army has now deployed helicopters in the area.
Local residents and National League for Democracy members are reeling after an explosion shook the construction site of a new party office in Buthidaung, Rakhine State.
Without jobs, displaced northern Rakhine villagers are forced to survive on limited food in shabby huts with no prospect of a return to their homes.
Government officials and aid workers are unable to retrieve the bodies of two civilians in Rakhine State, as ongoing fighting has cut off access to their village.
The trial of three suspected Arakan Army members has begun in Mandalay after police say they were caught with bomb-making equipment.
Myanmar is pushing its bid for Mrauk-U, the seat of the ancient Arakan kingdom, to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List despite ongoing violence in the area.
A group of 30 Rohingya, who were caught in Ayeyarwady Region in a single SUV, have been jailed or sent to schools for two years after failing to produce ID.
Six Rohingya, including two teenagers, have been jailed in Magwe Region because they lacked permission to leave their Rakhine State township.
A motorcyclist in Kyauktaw has reportedly been shot dead by government troops. The military says civilians must stop when told to.
Shelling by the Myanmar navy has injured five civilians, including an elder monk, in Rakhine State, where hundreds of civilians are already displaced.
Representatives from top US firms like Google, Ford and Amazon are touring Myanmar to consider large-scale investment.
Rakhine State villagers are being charged twice under the same law over twin April attacks on the police and army in Mrauk-U.
Members of the Rakhine State parliament are calling on the Myanmar military and Arakan Army to avoid fighting near residential areas and ancient heritage sites.
The Rakhine State parliament has voted to investigate the deaths of at least 80 civilians during recent violence between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military.
A Rakhine State MP has called for an inquiry into the spiraling number of civilian deaths during clashes between govt troops and the Arakan Army.