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.

News
Bitcoin is selling for over $24,000 in Iran on the Localbitcoins platform based on the official exchange rate, but here’s why this metric can be misleading.
Bitcoin Selling for $24,000 in Iran Based on ‘Official’ Exchange Rate
Allen Scott
2020-01-04T09:50:00+00:00
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New Year Special
Amid the constantly changing nature of crypto regulation, five countries had record-breaking success in processing digital assets in 2019.
Five Countries Where Crypto Regulation Changed the Most in 2019
Julia Magas
2019-12-29T01:56:00+00:00
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Iran’s President proposes creating a Muslim cryptocurrency as one of measures to confront the economic dominance of the United States.
Iran Wants to Create Crypto to Confront ‘Economic Hegemony’ of US
Helen Partz
2019-12-19T17:31:00+00:00
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Iranian protesters have set Behbahan branch of the Central Bank of Iran on fire as the cryptocurrency community follows the developments.
Banks Burn In Iran As Protestors Demonstrate Against Rising Fuel Prices
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-11-17T15:54:00+00:00
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Analysis
Flying under the radar, Turkey is becoming one of the leading adopters of crypto in the world.
Turkey’s Unexpected Rise to the Top of Global Crypto Adopters
Sritanshu Sinha
2019-11-17T12:51:00+00:00
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Iranian authorities are offering a bounty to anyone who exposes unauthorized mining operations in the country.
Iran Offers Bounty for Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Operations
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-11-14T14:17:00+00:00
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Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex will give frozen holdings back to its Iranian users, which the exchange suspended in 2017 due to the requirements of U.S. regula...
Bittrex Returning Crypto Funds to Iranian Users After 2-Year Freeze
Ana Alexandre
2019-11-11T14:40:00+00:00
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Following a summer full of news on the local industry, the Cabinet of Iran is considering a new system of annual registration for crypto miners.
Iran Considers New System of Annual Registration for Crypto Miners
Kollen Post
2019-09-19T20:41:00+01:00
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