Looks like something big might be up in Syria.
Starting at 10:26 UTC (12:26pm in Damascus), Syria's international Internet connectivity shut down. In the global routing table, all 84 of Syria's IP address blocks have become unreachable, effectively removing the country from the Internet.
All communications down in Damascus
Syrian authorities block Internet in parts of Damascus, limit cell phone use, activists say
LCC reporting cellular, landlines, internet cut in Hama, Tartous. Damascus airport reported closed.
Emirates suspends flights to Damascus
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels battled forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad just outside Damascus on Thursday, restricting access to its international airport, and the Dubai-based Emirates airline and EgyptAir stopped flights to the Syrian capital.
A rebel fighter who identified himself as Abu Omar, a member of the Jund Allah brigade, told Reuters that insurgents fired mortars at the airport's runways and were blocking the road linking it with the capital.
Egyptair suspends all flights to Damascus, Syria from now on, per Egypt's official news agency.
(sorry I have no link for this)
Major Syria army offensive on airport road
Observers say Syrian troops have launched a major offensive in southeastern Damascus along the airport road.
Syrian activity increases after the Internet went down. This is what they just said a few moments ago on the BBC World News Today program.
Without Iran’s support, Assad regime will collapse: report