The trial of three suspected Arakan Army members has begun in Mandalay after police say they were caught with bomb-making equipment.
Rakhine State villagers are being charged twice under the same law over twin April attacks on the police and army in Mrauk-U.
Mandalay police say they have arrested four young men with bomb-making equipment, including 1,000 detonators.
This week, The Irrawaddy’s English editor, Kyaw Zwa Moe, discusses national security and armed clashes in Shan State with Myanmar peace expert Dr. Min Zaw Oo.
Two suspects from a restive southern Thai province were detained Friday. They’re among 15 suspects, not all of them have ties to the south, police say.
Thai authorities recovered an unexploded firebomb at the popular Prathunam market in central Bangkok on Wednesday—leftovers, they say, from a recent explosion.
Two of the four are said to be Rohingya men from Myanmar who are alleged to have provided support to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, Malaysian police say.
Yasir Arafat declared dead in hospital after experiencing chest pain; he and two Myanmar accomplices were also linked to a deadly blast in India in 2014.
Security analyst and scholar of Southeast Asian terrorism Sidney Jones speaks about regional security in Southeast Asia after the collapse of ISIS in the Middle East.
Security at international and domestic airports boosted based on intelligence that terrorists may seek to enter the country.
After police arrested one man suspected of having connections to bombings in Sri Lanka, the Myanmar President’s Office says the real suspect is not in Myanmar.
The man was arrested on Thursday afternoon while trying to renew his visa in Yangon.
The Sri Lankan man entered Myanmar in January 2018 and has not been recorded leaving the country since.
The Major once arrested on suspicion of helping to abduct and torture several journalists has been rehired to investigate the Easter bombings.
The suspects include two Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, an Indonesian and a Malaysian, police said.