‘Blackout’: Syria cut off from internet

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Syria has “largely disappeared” from the internet for the second time since the uprising began in 2011, according to the U.S. State Department and tech firms monitoring web traffic.

There was “zero outgoing traffic” from the country Tuesday night, according to Google Transparency Report.

“Syria is currently experiencing an internet blackout as of this [Tuesday] afternoon,” the State Department tweeted. Adapted from english.alarabiya.net

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