A neighbor said soldiers shot at the man when he did not turn his boat around when they called. The military said he was likely hit by crossfire between soldiers and AA fighters.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
Unlike at previous press conferences, military’s information team declines to release fresh casualty figures
As police speculate that the Arakan Army are responsible for the murder, the latter claim the military carried out the killing in order to damage the rebel group’s reputation.
Soldiers entered Say Taung and fired indiscriminately, while other troops fired on anyone attempting to flee, they say
Gov’t officials question AA representatives about viral statement as NRPC meets with non-signatories to NCA in Naypyitaw.
The Ta’ang group, an ally of the Arakan Army, warns Tatmadaw to stop targeting Arakanese civilians
A woman was injured and a historic pagoda was damaged by artillery fire in Mrauk-U during fighting between the Myanmar military and rebels, a community elder and an official said.
The President's Office on Thursday announced a new committee tasked with stabilizing the troubled state. Some of the named members say they only found out via Facebook.
Over 1,000 have fled villages in Ponnagyun Township following intensified fighting, raising the number of displaced in Rakhine State to 13,000.
Ministers have yet to disburse funds to area’s 10,000 IDPs, despite green light from state parliament
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
The police officers were killed after refusing to surrender the station to AA rebels in Ponnagyun Township, in this second attack of its kind so far this year.
Arakan Army displays IDs, claims at least 15 gov’t troops killed in Paletwa Township
The latest death in Mrauk-U brings to five the number of civilians killed by landmines or unexploded ordnance in the area since February.