The army troops mounted a crackdown on the Rohingya in retaliation, which has left hundreds dead and forced almost 270,000 of the impoverished community to flee to Bangladesh.
Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent years under house arrest when Myanmar was a military dictatorship, is now the country's de facto leader with the title of State Counsellor.
There is a desperate need for food, water and health services for new arrivals in Cox's Bazaar, the United Nations added. There are an estimated 1 million Rohingya living in Myanmar, and up to another million refugees overseas.
Arsa announced its ceasefire in a statement on Saturday.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says the Rohingyas' plight is "a challenge to the conscience" of the world and that Pakistan was committed to providing humanitarian aid to them.
Myanmar so far has made no public comments on the insurgents' initiative. Reports from the ground have described deaths of civilians, along with entire villages burned to the ground.
"The limited shelter capacity is already exhausted", the office said.
There are regular clashes between the Rohingya and the country's security forces, as well as other ethnic groups in Rakhine, which are predominantly Buddhist.
In order to end the crisis, the USA called for Myanmar's government to fully implement recommendations addressed by a commission led by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, which were released around the same time as the August 25 attack in Rakhine state.
International human rights group Amnesty International (AI) said it had confirmed that Myanmar's military used landmines near the border with Bangladesh after border guards reported what appeared to be injuries caused by anti-personnel mines.
During a cabinet meeting, Rouhani pointed to the brutal killing of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority, saying, "In Myanmar, Muslims are in a very hard situation and hundreds of thousands have been displaced".
By creating and posting the hashtag #SaveRohingya, Iranian users urged the world to stop the genocide of innocent people in Myanmar who are suffering under the brutality of the Asian government amid worldwide silence.
"The world has witnessed over the past few days reports circulating in the media of terrifying and horrifying photos for acts of murdering, displacement, burning, genocide, and brutal massacres that have led to the killing of hundreds of women, children, youth, and the elderly, who have been besieged in Rakhine State in Myanmar", the statement reads.
Senator John McCain of Arizona also wrote to Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi this week, noting that he had been her friend and supporter and calling on her "to take an active role in putting a stop to this worsening humanitarian crisis as it spreads throughout the country".
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Anderson wins first US Open semifinal
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Britain's Prince George starts first day at school
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