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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:45 P.M.) – On Friday afternoon, Al-Masdar News experienced its biggest hacker attack ever, leaving the website inaccessible to its readers for five hours.

Incidentally, the DDOS attack took place hours after it was revealed that ISIS launched an offensive against the Syrian Arab Army in the region where dozens of US missiles struck Shayrat Airbase, grounding its airplanes at the Homs airfield.

The IT department said the massive DDOS attack could be traced exclusively back to the United States although it could not determine who was responsible for the hacking.

In the not so distant past, AMN has also been the target of cyber attacks from Saudi Arabia and Turkey, possibly from state-employed hackers.

We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers amid the downtime and will explore new measurements to block future hacking attacks from foreign countries.

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Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

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Cyriak Papasissis

The attack started immediately after the launch of the 59 missiles against Syria, They allowed only their trolls and bots to reach your page and comment on the attacks. In the hope that their comments are going to spin the narrative in their favor . In vain . Because the worldwide denouncement of the attack was unanimous and massive in all available sites and platforms. Those morons really think like brain-deprived idiots , living in their own planet of fabricated lies.

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nothing will deter your world wide readers from learning the truth. keep the good work

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goingbrokes

It is to be expected. Good job guys.

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Shits happen, friends. Anyway, regarding the situation in Syria, we need to be smart and not be warmongers… The americans launched one single attack and IMHO we need to keep the focus only on the terrorists

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Finally the masks have been dropped, US sided with IS and the rest of alphabet soup jihadists in the full view of the World. It will be interested from now on as we have come to the point of no return, interested about reaction of the Kurds. Will this action make them rethink their alliance with the snake in deep grass? will it make them rethink their co-operation with Syria/Russia/Iran? Will the big birds of doom start flying over the angelic blue skies of Earth?

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Flay the Daeshbags

I was wondering why the site was giving me an Error 521 message.

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Site wasn’t down from here but troubles to post and visibly, there are troubles with updates as i.e. a link on Leith’s Twitter goes to “Breaking: Syrian airbase targeted by U.S. missiles still operational” article while I can’t see the article on the site.