Optus network outage may have been caused by same issue that brought Facebook down in 2021

The lengthy outage of Optus’s internet and mobile services across the country could have been caused by the same issue that brought down Facebook two years ago, experts suggest. Cloudflare, which tracks a range of activity on the internet, noticed a spike in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) announcements from the telco coinciding with the time … Read more

Hours-long disruption to Singapore public hospitals’ websites caused by DDoS attack

Synapxe’s networks are protected in a “layered defence” designed to detect and respond to cyber threats, including DDoS attacks, it said. “Our systems are also designed with redundancies for resilience, and these include system backups,” it added. “To minimise the risks of being overwhelmed by higher-than-usual internet traffic, Synapxe subscribes to services which block abnormal … Read more

Man Utd players fear Erik ten Hag’s training sessions have caused major problem

Ten Hag has been contending with a huge injury list all season (Picture: Getty) There are concerns in the Manchester United dressing room that Erik ten Hag’s intense training sessions are the cause of some of the injuries that have riddled the squad this season. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy … Read more

Interest rate rises caused sharp drop in UK household wealth, report finds

The recent rise in interest rates has been blamed for ending Britain’s wealth boom and causing total household wealth to plunge by a quarter since the Covid-19 pandemic. A report by the Resolution Foundation, a thinktank, and Abrdn, the asset manager, said the fall was due to a drop in house prices and pension pots, … Read more

How bombings, blockades and import bans caused Gaza’s water system to crumble

On the day Israel’s energy minister announced a total blockade of Gaza’s water and power, Matanel Laiany, an Israeli actor, took to Instagram. He posted a reel of water gushing from his luxury mixer tap, cool drinking water pouring from his refrigerator into a beaker until it overflowed, Israel’s television news glimmering from his vast … Read more

Gaza hospital blast caused by militants’ rocket, UK agencies believe

UK intelligence services have concluded that the deadly blast at al-Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza was caused by a rocket fired by a Palestinian militant group rather than by an Israeli airstrike, Rishi Sunak has told MPs. In a Commons statement after his trip last week to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, the prime minister … Read more

Rishi Sunak Says Al-Ahli Hospital Blast Was ‘Likely’ Caused By Rocket Fired From Gaza

A rocket fired from Gaza caused the Al-Ahli Hospital blast that killed hundreds of people last week, Rishi Sunak has said. The prime minister told MPs this afternoon that analysis by British officials had ruled out the possibility that an Israeli air strike was responsible for the devastation last Wednesday. Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry blamed … Read more

AP visual analysis: Rocket from Gaza appeared to go astray, likely caused deadly hospital explosion

AP visual analysis: Rocket from Gaza appeared to go astray, likely caused deadly hospital explosion

Shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, a volley of rockets lit up the darkened sky over Gaza. Videos analyzed by The Associated Press show one veering off course, breaking up in the air before crashing to the ground. Seconds later, the videos show a large explosion in the same area — the site of Gaza’s al-Ahli … Read more

Biden: Hospital explosion in Gaza ’caused by other team’

Biden: Hospital explosion in Gaza ’caused by other team’

Joe Biden said that the hospital explosion in Gaza appears to have been caused “by the other team” as he spoke alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Mr Biden said he was “deeply saddened and outraged by the explosion” in the hospital in Gaza yesterday. “Based on what I’ve seen, it appears as though it … Read more

Israel says it has ‘evidence’ misfired Palestinian rocket caused blast at Gaza hospital

JERUSALEM: Israel’s military published on Wednesday (Oct 18) what it described as evidence that a misfired Palestinian rocket, rather than one of its own munitions, caused an overnight explosion at a Gaza hospital in which hundreds of people died. Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls Gaza, has blamed the blast on Israel. Israel says … Read more

Israel denies involvement in Gaza hospital explosion, cites Islamic Jihad rocket misfire caused the blast

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have vehemently denied their involvement in a devastating explosion at a hospital in the Gaza Strip. EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / People gather around bodies of Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on the Ahli Arab hospital in central Gaza after they were transported to Al-Shifa hopsital, on October 17, 2023. … Read more

Israeli Blockade Weakened Gaza’s Health System, Airstrikes Caused A Crisis

Israeli Blockade Weakened Gaza

Four hospitals have already ceased functioning in Gazas north because of damage from airstrikes. For the wounded, injured and sick in Gaza, there is seemingly no escape. On Tuesday, news broke that at least 500 patients, staff and people seeking shelter from Israeli bombs had been killed in an explosion at a hospital, according to … Read more