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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.

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There are a continuous barrage of DeFi projects sprouting from UAE. We have selected 5 which we think are of interest. ZPAYae ZPAYae, which is leading the way in DeFi. The platform is decentralized and simpler to store, exchange, or use assets such as cryptocurrencies. ZPAYae enables you to pass AED...
UAE Crypto Guide
The United Arab Emirates is quickly becoming one of the global leaders in cryptocurrency adoption. While most of the world’s governments either completely ignore Bitcoin and other digital assets or even are hostile towards the development of blockchain-based technological solutions, the UAE crypto market has been blooming for the...
Bahrain central bank
It was announced that the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) is working together with J.P. Morgan and Bank ABC to present an ongoing cross-line transaction arrangement in advanced cash repayment pilot methods. Bank ABC alongside J.P. Morgan will guide the moving of assets from and to the Kingdom of...
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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....
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The DFSA or the Dubai Financial Services Authority is putting on extra efforts to provide more standardized framework solutions for their regulations toward cryptocurrency. Dubai’s financial regulators have already called on members of the public on 5th April to submit their comments on the proposed regulatory changes for cryptocurrency. The...
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...
DMCC
The Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC), the world's lead-Free Zone and Government of Dubai's clout on product exchange and undertaking reported the dispatch of the DMCC Crypto Center. The middle ground of this is a far-reaching environment for organizations working in the cryptographic and blockchain areas. Situated in the...
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...
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...
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...