Another undersea internet cable cut

(THE PRESS ASSOCIATION) — A leading internet provider in the [United Arab] Emirates said an undersea cable had been cut in the Persian Gulf. The break caused severe phone line disruptions and compounded an already existing internet outage across large parts of the Middle East and Asia after two other undersea cables were earlier damaged north of Egypt. Omar Sultan, chief executive of Dubai’s IPS DU, said that the incident was “very unusual”. Full report