Lebanon's central bank governor says the country, whose lira has been in freefall, is preparing to launch a digital currency in 2021.
Lebanon to launch digital currency in face of economic and financial turmoil
Blockchain technology has the potential to bring transparency to the deployment of financial aid.
President Macron Could Leverage Blockchain to Transform Lebanon Aid
A deepening monetary crisis has seen Lebanon’s national currency plummet a further 50% over the last 10 days to reach parity with a single satoshi.
Lebanese Pound Falls 50% in 10 Days — Now Worth 1 Satoshi
A spiralling currency crisis in Lebanon sparked widespread protests targeting central banks an increasing embrace of digital assets.
Lebanon's Central Bank Burns as Protesters Rail Against Fiscal Failures
An enormous disparity between the market value and the official peg of Lebanon’s lira has resulted in chaotic pricing on Localbitcoins.
No, Bitcoin Isn’t Trading for $15K in Lebanon After Currency Collapse
Banks have already been closed for six working days due to civil unrest, with fresh information confirming they would stay that way for an unspecified time.
Lebanon Banks' Shutdown Is ‘Most Potent Case’ for Crypto: Nassim Taleb
The Central Bank of Iran plans to conduct a comprehensive review of its policies covering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Central Bank of Iran Plans Comprehensive Review of Cryptocurrency Policy