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Crypto is a broad term referring to cryptography currencies dominated by Bitcoin and Ethereum. Articles relating to Middle East & North Africa cryptocurrencies, blockchain, DeFi, dWeb, NFTs, dApps, tokens, exchanges and service providers with relations to MENA will be covered here.

Pravica website
Pravica, the Cairo-based blockchain startup that they’ve successfully managed to raise an undisclosed direct investment from the leading Swiss venture capital firm and incubator which are popular for specializing in global blockchain business investments, Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC). Pravica has been providing blockchain technology to offer better online...
Dubai police
Dubai police have strategically teamed up with crypto trading platforms to help investors and traders to keep away from crypto fraud that has been happening a lot recently. “We have been working with key policymakers to help them build regulation that will make crypto safe for investors. The string of...
Binance and Kraken
With the exponential growth of cryptocurrencies in MENA, both industry heavyweights Binance and Kraken have gained virtual asset trading licenses for the MENA region via Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) allowing both trading firms license to operate as broker-dealer of virtual assets in the region. Binance has big plans for...
Iran crypto ponzi
Iran Blockchain association has published a list of Iranian blockchain, DeFi and crypto warning, ponzi, scam list for all users to be vary of, moments later they have received a court order in Iran regarding their published list and halting their association activity until further notice. In a Clubhouse room...
Kish island crypto
Iran's luxury tourist hot spot, Kish Island is set to accept crypto currency from a potential deal with Qatar which is set to use the Island as a designated tourist accommodation spot. Iran which is in the same group as USA, England and the fourth spot still unclear, is set...
Bitoasis logo
BitOasis, the popular Dubai-based crypto exchange platform has managed to raise about $30M in a Series B funding round. The funding round was co-led by the Middle East region’s leading startup ecosystem enabler Wamda and US-based VC Jump Capital. The funding round was also joined by several new investors....
Sina Estavi arrested
Sina Estavi, the Iranian CEO of BRG token and cryptoland exchange was arrested today by the Iranian authorities, branded as scam ponzi scheme by the countries semi official news agency Mehr News. Despite main stream media's insistence Sina Estavi is a Malaysian businessman, he is indeed Iranian born and...
DUBAI International Finance Centre logo
The DIFC aka the DUBAI International Finance Centre has managed to launch a series of events dedicated to Blockchain, hosting events throughout the week and it will be running till September 16th. This dedicated blockchain week from DIFC is the first of a series of themed weeks which is...
Sina Estavi
In an exclusive breaking story sent to us by a source inside a Middle East anti-financial crime institution, it is alleged the Iranians behind Bridge Oracle and the BRG token which is a company setup in Malaysia but Iranian owned may be violating US trade sanctions, allowing Americans to...
Rain cryptocurrency platform
Bahrain-based RAIN, the country’s first cryptocurrency trading platform has announced that they’re completely set to be launched as the arrangements have been done completely in this regard. The platform claims to be the first crypto exchange platform to earn a regulatory license in the entire Middle East along with...