The nearly one million Rohingya refugees who fled persecution in Myanmar in 2017 now live in three dozen squalid camps in Bangladesh's southeastern border district of Cox's Bazar.
The worsening fighting between Myanmar troops and the Arakan Army has reportedly left Rohingya residents caught in the middle and facing threats from both sides.
Previous attempts at persuading Rohingya to return to Rakhine have failed due to opposition from refugees.
Singapore authorities say they have arrested a group of Myanmar nationals allegedly rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government.
The ICC's interference harms the dignity of Myanmar and its military, says a military spokesman.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad berkata, Myanmar akan mendapat manfaat jika etnik Rohingya di Rakhine diberikan hak mereka.
The prime minister says Myanmar will benefit if those in Rakhine are given their rights.
An Asean report predicting half a million Rohingya refugees will return to Myanmar in two years leaves observers incredulous for overlooking numerous atrocities.
The soldiers are enjoying freedom after only serving less than a year over their 10-year prison sentence for murdering 10 Rohingya's in 2017.
A U.N. official has stated that authorities in Myanmar had turned down requests for her to meet with refugees in the Rakhine area, and urges for the country to grant aid workers 'predictable, sustained access' into the state.
The six rebels shot dead could be part of the rebel Arakan Army in the country's western state of Rakhine.
Supporters believe the pair have been punished for investigating a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's western Rakhine state in September 2017.
The township of Mrauk U part of the Rakhine state has always been an epicentre of fights between Myanmar army and Rakhine rebels.
As violence rips through the western Myanmar state, widowed Ma Oo Khin urged security forces and rebels alike to negotiate peacefully.
The attack occurred late Saturday in Yoetayoke village, just an hour north of Rakhine state’s capital Sittwe.
Emerging political parties blamed for poor performance of ruling party in November elections.
According to the UN, government curbs on aid activities in Myanmar's western Rakhine State 'are affecting at least 50,000 people.'
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he feels an enormous frustration with the lack of progress in relation to Myanmar and with the suffering of the people.
Myanmar’s civilian administration last week called on the military to 'crush' the rebels.
Myanmar's Rakhine state has seen a series of clashes in recent weeks between security forces and the Arakan Army (AA), an armed group calling for more autonomy for the state's ethnic Rakhine Buddhist population.
Fighting resurged in Rakhine state between government forces and the rebel Arakan Army, which wants greater autonomy for Rakhine.
Myanmar security forces had been carrying out area clearance operations after two ethnic Rakhine Buddhist men were found with their throats slit.
Many have attempted to leave by boats to Malaysia and Indonesia since the monsoon season ended last month.
Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who will be joining the summit in Singapore, has been widely criticised for her handling of the crisis.