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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.

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...
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The KSA based blockchain startup IR4LAB has managed to raise about $1.5M in an investment fund round. The round was led by Wa’ed which is the entrepreneurship arm of Aramco. IR4LAB was founded back in 2017 and they’ve been offering access to corporations to root out resumes and professional...
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 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...
Dubai - UAE
Introduction The concept of blockchains was combined with other technologies to create modern cryptocurrency by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. This technology gained widespread awareness and acceptance with the launch of Bitcoin in the year 2009. Blockchains are the foundation of cryptocurrencies and a simplified payment verification process. It’s expected blockchain technology will mature...
MENA cryptocurrency
Despite having misconceptions in the MENA region on crypto coins over regulatory issues and having concerted efforts to stutter the growth of crypto, the new currency continues to gain more and more acceptance as days go by in the MENA trading. The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin traded higher this week rising...
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It was announced that the Dubai-based popular digitized resource exchanging platform BitOasis has been conceded a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). The firm said that it is presently pursuing the relocation of its tasks towards their launch...
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...
Nima Tabari Fard
Unique Finance is the latest scam taking Iran by storm, taking advantage of economic difficulties in Iran and the desire of the youth to make quick gains having seen previous scams like the BRG token by Sina Estavi, Nima Tabari Fard, has come up with UNQT, Unique Finance Token...
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...