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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.

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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Crypto-assets, as well as blockchain, have seen a massive boost in popularity over the last 10 years. Owing to the decentralized characteristics of blockchain, the payments and delivery industries have changed significantly. In the MENA region, crypto-assets are now a powerful force, allowing both institutions and individuals alike to change...
Istanbul - Turkey
When it comes to the blockchain adoption in the Middle East & North Africa region, Turkey is one of the undisputed leaders. The welcoming legal climate, attractive tax approach to crypto assets, as well as the heavy government involvement in blockchain technology make the Turkish crypto market one of...
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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...
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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...
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...
Iran cryptocurrency mining rig farm
Iran announced yesterday it would ban all cryptocurrency mining for a period of 4 months to bring order in a fragile electric grid during peaks of summer heat causing hours of blackouts all over the country. This ban will be in effect until 22 September 2021. 2GW of electricity was...
Bitcoin bubble
It’s been already established among the crypto fans that bitcoins are the new hot investment trends that will stick to the economy. But unfortunately, professional investors think otherwise and completely opposite referencing from the BofA survey and that’s not all. The survey was pretty solid and among those surveyed in...
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...
UAE crypto
As of now, the crypto trading adoption in the Middle East is higher than it has ever been before and that’s not all. And right now, the regulatory system is in its process to support crypto-related financial services and it’s growing day by day. Very recently, the UAE’s Securities and...