Al Jazeera hit by severe website problems

The website of the very well known Arabic news channel Al Jazeera had recurring problems all day yesterday, Monday October 9. The downtime during the day totaled 7 hours and 29 minutes, though problems lasted from 9:44 a.m. CET to 7:02 p.m. CET.

Image: Screenshot from the GIGRIB report page for

The downtime was recorded by GIGRIB. All GIGRIB uptime data is publicly available at, and a big goal for the project is to bring about more transparency regarding uptime issues. The specific report page for can be found here.

Leave a Reply

Comments are moderated and not published in real time. All comments that are not related to the post will be removed.