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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Iran is reportedly looking to unlock opportunities for importers and exporters to use crypto in international deals.
Iran to allow crypto payments for international trade: Report
Helen Partz
2022-01-11T17:30:00+00:00
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Iran previously put a temporary blanket ban on crypto mining amid historically peak periods for power demand in summer.
Iran halts authorized crypto mining to save energy for winter
Helen Partz
2021-12-27T10:06:08+00:00
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The Blockchain Association is offering to assist with crypto regulations in the Islamic state.
Iran Blockchain Association head calls for special council on crypto laws
Arnold Kirimi
2021-11-04T10:51:57+00:00
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The extreme heat of the summer has subsided, so crypto mining has been given the green light, as it can no longer be blamed for stressing the electricity grid.
Billion-dollar Bitcoin mining industry resumes in Iran after three-month ban
Brian Newar
2021-10-01T06:08:17+01:00
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Iranian authorities have conducted many raids on crypto miners in abandoned factories, homes and small businesses — nothing quite as high profile as the country...
Tehran Stock Exchange CEO resigns following discovery of Bitcoin miners in basement
Turner Wright
2021-09-29T22:32:58+01:00
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Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade questioned Tavanir’s claims that illegal mining activities consume 2,000 megawatts of power.
Illegal crypto mining not the cause of power shortages in Iran, ministry says
Arijit Sarkar
2021-09-02T11:35:06+01:00
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Authorized Bitcoin miners will be able to resume their operations after the electricity preservation policy during the hot summer months.
Iran to lift Bitcoin mining ban in September
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-08-23T12:40:35+01:00
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The Iranian tax agency has called for establishing a legal framework for crypto trading platforms so they can be taxed properly.
Iran’s tax authority wants to legalize crypto exchanges
Erhan Kahraman
2021-08-12T13:27:56+01:00
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