Not good. The Internet in Syria has gone dark today as fighting intensifies in the capital city of Damascus. Telephone communications are reportedly blocked as well.
— StateOfTheInternet (@akamai_soti) November 29, 2012
— AletheiaLibya (@AletheiaLibya) November 29, 2012
— Razan Ghazzawi (@RedRazan) November 29, 2012
2 US-based Internet-monitoring companies say Syria has shut off Internet nationwide
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 29, 2012
— Zaina Erhaim (@ZainaErhaim) November 29, 2012
— fadihaliso (@fadihaliso) November 29, 2012
Syria has disconnected from the Internet. All 84 of Syria's IP address blocks have become unreachable, effectively removing the country f…
— Bogdan Petre (@Petre_Bogdan) November 29, 2012
The Damascus airport is reportedly inaccessible and flights to the region are being canceled.
— kindakanbar (@kindakanbar) November 29, 2012
EgyptAir cancels Friday flight to Damascus due to situation around Damascus airport, Cairo airport official says.
— Al-Furqan News (@afnalerts) November 29, 2012
— Bilal | بلال (@bilalr) November 29, 2012
Damascus Airport closed by fighting. Flights cancelled. FSA offensive in suburbs to north, northeast, south & southwest of capital #Syria
— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) November 29, 2012
Twitchy will monitor this developing story and update as more information becomes available.
Reuters and the BBC report that telephone lines are working “intermittently” and mobile phone systems have been cut off.
Some Twitter users indicate that electricity has been cut or is working sporadically.
Landline still working in his area. Electricity cuts in 3 hr cycles. Sometimes only source of news is radio. Missiles still over bldg #syria
— HS (@Hindoisms) November 29, 2012