The page «al-Jazeera» on Twitter returned to work after blocking

© AP Photo / Hamid JalaudinСотрудники in the office of the TV company Al Jazeera in Doha, QatarThe page «al-Jazeera» on Twitter returned to work after blocking© AP Photo / Hamid Jalaudin

The main page in Twitter, the Qatari channel «al Jazeera» in Arabic once again became available after blocking on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday, when the page loads microblog channel display standard message administration Twitter about this temporary ban.

«We inform our subscribers that the basic structure of «al Jazeera» @ajarabic returned to work», — is reported on the page. Details and reasons for blocking in record not given.

UPDATE: The @AJArabic Twitter account has been restored.

— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) on June 17, 2017

The channel noted that he was under «an organized campaign,» and the blocking was done automatically because of the «storm attack» of complaints about the page from other users. After unlocking not immediately recovered, the number of subscribers to the page — some time the meter showed about 2 million instead of 11 million, as it was before blocking.

The channel’s General Director Yasser Abu Hilal said earlier in connection with the lock that those who hinder the work of the channel, «the scary truth» and called the incident a «conspiracy».

In early June, Qatar was at the center of a diplomatic scandal — all relations with him broke Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism and destabilization of the situation in the middle East. The decision was subsequently joined by a number of other States.