Bangladesh-Myanmar talks Friday amid ‘zero progress’ on Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh-Myanmar talks Friday amid ‘zero progress’ on Rohingya repatriation

Rohingya people enter Bangladesh territory through Teknaf bordering area. UNB file photoBangladesh and Myanmar are going to sit in Naypyidaw on Friday to discuss the Rohingya repatriation issue as the current crisis steps into...
Rohingya camps to go under fortified nighttime surveillance

Rohingya camps to go under fortified nighttime surveillance

The government is set to strengthen surveillance on Rohingya camps from security perspectives at night amid allegations of activities of armed groups inside camps along the borders with Myanmar. The allegations of activities of armed...
Some of the villagers displaced by the fighting. Nyan Lynn Aung/The Myanmar Times

Arakan Army’s allies threaten to join fight against Tatmadaw

Two armed ethnic groups allied to the Arakan Army (AA) have threatened to join the fight against the Tatmadaw (military) if the fighting escalates, according to a statement by the groups. The Myanmar National Democratic...
Outcry over custodial deaths in Rakhine

Outcry over custodial deaths in Rakhine

An unexploded rocket in Mrauk U township, Rakhine state, where the Arakan Army is fighting for greater autonomy AFP Clashes between the rebels and the military escalated in January after the insurgents attacked police posts The...
Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are working in fire control. However, there is no immediate information...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft amendments to the 2008 Constitution. The aim of the proposal is...
Myanmar: Full Scale Civil War In Rakhine State – Analysis

Autonomy must come before peace, Arakan Army leader says

The Arakan Army is giving more weight to its struggle for self-determination rather than achieving peace in strife-torn Rakhine State, a senior leader of the group said. Major General Tun Myat Naing, chief of staff...
A child waits for her mother to be released from Insein Prison. (Thuya Zaw | Frontier)

9,551 prisoners pardoned in Thingyan amnesty, president says more to come

YANGON — President U Win Myint announced pardons for 9,551 prisoners on Wednesday, in an annual amnesty to mark the Myanmar New Year. A small, unconfirmed number of political prisoners were included in the...
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Myanmar Air Force conducts night-time airstrikes in Rakhine State

The Myanmar Air Force (MAF) has conducted an escalated campaign of airstrikes in western Rakhine State that, for the first time in the service's history, has involved sustained combat operations at night. The close air...
Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state amid fresh clashes in temple town

Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state amid fresh clashes in temple town

YANGON (Reuters) - Arakan Army rebels overran a police base in Rakhine state, killing two officers and one of their wives, the Myanmar government said on Wednesday, as fresh fighting broke out in a...
Rohingya villagers from Buthidaung in Rakhine State attend the funeral of victims of an Army helicopter attack on April 4. / Abu Marwan

Six Rohingya Workers Killed in Army Helicopter Attack

Rohingya villagers from Buthidaung in Rakhine State attend the funeral of victims of an Army helicopter attack on April 4. / Abu Marwan YANGON—At least six Rohingya casual laborers in northern Rakhine State’s Buthidaung Township...
Threat looming on Kaladan project, emergency like situation at Indo-Myanmar border

Threat looming on Kaladan project, emergency like situation at Indo-Myanmar border

Despite the joint operation by India and the Myanmar Army in March against the insurgent group, Arakan Army, the danger on the Kalanan transit project is not over yet. Despite the joint operation by India...

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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...