RebrandIn April 2017, the name Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and accompanying twitter account (@arsa_official1) replaced the former Faith Movement/ Harrakah al Yaqeen. FormationOver the fall of 2016 at least three small jihadist groups calling for armed struggle appeared in Rakhine State (also known as Arakan) of Myanmar. Areas of operation center around the Norula village in Maungdaw.Seven Video media BlitzWithin days of each other (10-27 of October 2016), seven videos were released, four of the released videos declare jihad on Myanmar and all seven appear to have the same kingpin, Abu Ammar Junooni, in the video.The Faith Movement of Arakan (FMA) /Harakat al-Yaqin (also known as Harakat al Qowa)Aqa Mul MujahidinKebangkitan Mujahid RohingyaMap: Rakhine State (also known as Arakan) of Myanmar shown in red.The Faith Movement of Arakan (FMA)The Faith Movement of Arakan (FMA) advocates for militant resistance in Arakan. On the 14 October 2016,…
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) / Faith Movement of Arakan (FMA) / Aqa Mul Mujahidin / Harakat al-Yaqin / Kebangkitan Mujahid Rohingya - groups of southwestern Myanmar
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