middle east

Experts: Iran disrupts internet; tower collapse deaths at 34

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran disrupted internet access to the outside world as angry demonstrators rallied over the collapse of a tower in Iran that had killed at least 34 people, experts said Tuesday as outrage and grief continued to grow in the country . The disruption has plunged the southwestern province into …

Experts: Iran disrupts internet; tower collapse deaths at 34 Read More »

Iran: Controversial internet control bill passes committee stage | News

Tehran, Iran – A special parliament committee has approved the outlines of controversial legislation that many observers believe will lead to tighter restrictions on online activity in Iran despite continuing public opposition. The so-called “Protection Bill” was first introduced three years ago but legislators were forced to temporarily shelve the legislation last July amid a …

Iran: Controversial internet control bill passes committee stage | News Read More »

Internet returns to Yemen after air raid caused four-day outage | Human Rights News

Attack by Saudi-led coalition that targeted a Hodeidah telecoms facility killed three children and was blamed for knocking out internet nationwide. Internet services have returned to Yemen after a four-day outage caused by deadly Saudi-led coalition air raids that marked a dramatic escalation in the seven-year war. An attack by the Saudi-led coalition that targeted …

Internet returns to Yemen after air raid caused four-day outage | Human Rights News Read More »