Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing accuses UN of using current violence as a base for comments that do not reflect the long and emotional history of Rakhine.
Arakan National Party’s central executive committee dismisses Aung Than Wai after he was accused of embezzling funds for displaced persons.
They join about 536,000 self-identifying Rohingya who have fled Myanmar since Aug. 25.
World Bank will delay loan until conditions improve in Rakhine State.
Did Daw Aung San Suu Kyi decide not to attend UN General Assembly for fear of a state of emergency at home?
Ministry of Electricity and Energy focuses on Buthidaung, Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships.
In second major speech since violence flared in Rakhine, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says a priority is repatriating half million Muslims who fled government security operations.
The firebrand Buddhist monk will visit Maungdaw, from where half a million self-identifying Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh.
The UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will discuss the Rakhine State crisis with government.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army positions itself as an ethnic armed group, do other leaders agree?
Tour operators and industry officials report trip cancelations, drop in business.
The ten men were allegedly part of a 300-strong mob armed with slingshots and petrol bombs that stopped a Red Cross aid shipment to Maungdaw.
Muslim residents say they are being cut off from essential supplies.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the situation on the ground in Rakhine and what is likely to happen when ARSA’s ceasefire ends.
The EU and US are considering sanctions against military after offensive drives more than a half a million Muslims from the country.