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TEHRAN, August 21 - More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and ethnic minority insurgents in northern Myanmar last week, government officials said Wednesday.
News ID: 43292    Publish Date : 2019/08/21

TEHRAN, August 5 - The United Nations' investigators have urged foreign businesses and governments to sever ties with dozens of companies owned or controlled by Myanmar's military, which has carried out a campaign of ethnic cleansing, murder and rape of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
News ID: 42756    Publish Date : 2019/08/05

TEHRAN, Jul 30 - Security forces in Myanmar have killed an international aid worker in the country’s western Rakhine State, a troubled region where state-sponsored violence has targeted minority Muslims and the military has been cracking down on rebellious Buddhists.
News ID: 42579    Publish Date : 2019/07/30

TEHRAN, Jun 23 -The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has failed to condemn member state Myanmar for its massive purge of Rohingya Muslims from the country despite calls from rights campaigners and other members that the massacres and atrocities against the minority group should not go unnoticed.
News ID: 41058    Publish Date : 2019/06/23

TEHRAN, May 27- Thousands of poor miners in Myanmar are risking their lives looking for ruby following changes in the country's gem extraction law.
News ID: 39945    Publish Date : 2019/05/27

TEHRAN, May 14 - The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
News ID: 39328    Publish Date : 2019/05/14

TEHRAN, May 02 -Myanmar security forces have shot dead at least six people and detained nearly 300 others in the troubled western state of Rakhine amid the ongoing fighting between the army and ethnic rebels.
News ID: 38745    Publish Date : 2019/05/02

TEHRAN, Apr 23 -Myanmar’s top court has upheld seven-year jail sentences for two Reuters journalists who had been reporting the massacre of Rohingya Muslims by the country’s military and Buddhist mobs, despite a testimony by one police official that the two were set up.
News ID: 38313    Publish Date : 2019/04/23

TEHRAN, Feb 27 - Thousands of people rallied in Myanmar’s commercial capital on Wednesday in support of constitutional reform, amid mounting tension between the ruling party and the military over changes to the charter that enshrines the army’s role in politics.
News ID: 35996    Publish Date : 2019/02/27

TEHRAN, Jan 24 - The UN says new government curbs on aid activities are affecting at least 50,000 people in Myanmar’s beleaguered Rakhine state, where persecuted Rohingya Muslims are mainly based.
News ID: 34507    Publish Date : 2019/01/24

TEHRAN, December 24 - A Myanmar court has heard arguments in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
News ID: 33274    Publish Date : 2018/12/24

TEHRAN, December 20 - Myanmar forces are conducting new "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine state where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been languishing in internal displacement camps.
News ID: 33115    Publish Date : 2018/12/21

TEHRAN, December 15 - Myanmar's president has turned a blind eye to widespread atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya Muslims, describing the current year as “auspicious” for Rakhine state, the epicenter of the Rohingya crisis.
News ID: 32870    Publish Date : 2018/12/15

TEHRAN, November 16 - Myanmar's immigration authorities have arrested 106 Rohingya Muslims who were heading to Malaysia.
News ID: 31630    Publish Date : 2018/11/16

TEHRAN, October 31 -Jahangir Mohammed, director of the Center for Muslim Affairs, told Press TV on Wednesday that the United Nations’ expectation from the Myanmar government to pave the way for the safe return of Rohingya Muslims to their homeland is not realistic.
News ID: 30903    Publish Date : 2018/10/31

TEHRAN, October 05 -The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has expressed deep concern over the fate of seven Rohingya Muslim men deported from India to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in their country of origin.
News ID: 29751    Publish Date : 2018/10/05

TEHRAN, October 02 -The foreign ministers of Southeast Asian nations have called on Myanmar to probe state-sponsored atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
News ID: 29587    Publish Date : 2018/10/02

TEHRAN, September 19 - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will arrive in Myanmar on Wednesday for a two-day visit during which he will have talks with the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the Foreign Office said.
News ID: 29020    Publish Date : 2018/09/19

TEHRAN, September 12 -The United Nations has begun assessment of conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state after it was finally given permission to operate there for the first time since violence escalated last year and forced more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
News ID: 28744    Publish Date : 2018/09/12

TEHRAN, September 06 - The International Criminal Court says it has jurisdiction to probe the forced deportations of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh as a possible crime against humanity.
News ID: 28481    Publish Date : 2018/09/06