BBC 'working to resolve' Twitter hacking

The BBC says it is "actively working to resolve" the apparent hacking of a number of accounts by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army.

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We're aware that in the past few hours several BBC Twitter accounts have been hacked. We're actively working to resolve this asap.

The @BBCArabicOnline, @bbcradioulster and @bbcweather accounts all posted tweets relating to Syria and the Middle East.

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Apologies to all our followers our account was hacked today.

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BBC Twitter accounts hacked

The BBC has regained control of its Twitter accounts for BBC Arabic, BBC Weather and BBC Radio Ulster after they were hacked by what appears to be a cyber group that supports the Syrian president.