The move comes just a week after authorities took similar action against Twitter, as the country's prime minister faces growing criticism for limiting free speech.
In a he-said she-said scenario, it's unclear who or what is responsible for the sustained blackout.
Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.
The computer maker says in an SEC filing that it has been cooperating with investigation since June.
The same man who made jokes about the Egyptian uprising being about his shoes, now offers a Syrian tweet that is as cynical as it is tasteless.
With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?
Citizens in the country once again have access to the Internet, following an eight-hour outage early Wednesday.
The country lost online access on Wednesday, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys.
Internet access is back in Syria after a more than 19 hour outage that started on Tuesday. But what caused the Internet to go down?
Internet, mobile, and landline networks have been inaccessible in the war-torn country.