Iran News

Iran — also known as Persia or, officially, the Islamic Republic of Iran — is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Iran is one of the richest Asian countries, as it is the 18th economy by the volume of national production. In 2017, Bitcoin in Iran was considered as an alternative currency because the government wanted to ban U.S. dollars after the U.S. had imposed a ban on entry for seven Arabic states, including Iran. However, according to Iran’s Bitcoin regulation which were issued in 2017, work with cryptocurrency is prohibited for all financial establishments and exchanges. According to Iran’s central bank, cryptocurrency is used for the financing of terrorism, money laundering and making transactions between the criminals.

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BitPay apparently screened merchants but not customers.
Another crypto firm hit with fines for violating U.S. sanctions
Kollen Post
2021-02-18T16:09:01+00:00
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Newsletter
In a week that saw meme-driven investors rail against Robinhood in what coverage painted as a David and Goliath story, considerations of who exactly policy shou...
Law Decoded: All vs. One and One vs. All, Jan. 22-29
Kollen Post
2021-01-29T22:44:13+00:00
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Rumors are circulating in Iran that authorities already have access to messages on WhatsApp, one of the few unblocked platforms in the country.
Iranian government reportedly moving to block Signal messaging app
Turner Wright
2021-01-26T21:55:05+00:00
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A country where Bitcoin once looked primed to flourish is now attempting to scapegoat the cryptocurrency.
Amid blackouts and police raids, Iran weighs benefits of Bitcoin mining
Andrew Thurman
2021-01-23T16:01:31+00:00
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By embracing crypto mining activities in the region, Pakistan and Iran may give other nations in the Middle East an example to follow.
Why Pakistan and the Middle East can bet on crypto mining
Muhammad Abdullah
2021-01-19T07:27:00+00:00
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Mining for Bitcoin may be contributing to “thick layers of toxic smog” and blackouts across many Iranian cities.
Crypto mining allegedly worsening air pollution in Iran
Turner Wright
2021-01-13T23:48:32+00:00
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Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro claims the country will “use all the cryptocurrencies in the world” to bypass U.S. sanctions.
Venezuela ramps up Bitcoin payments for imports from Iran and Turkey
Joshua Mapperson
2020-12-10T03:42:32+00:00
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It seems that the private sector is not satisfied with the country’s local fiat money.
Iran’s crypto mines could be used to help fund car imports
Felipe Erazo
2020-09-14T19:15:00+01:00
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