Iran News

Iran Will Not Recognize Crypto-Related Transactions
Iran Will Not Recognize Crypto-Related Transactions
05 August 2019, 21:10
Iran has introduced a new bill stating that cryptocurrency-related transactions are not legal.
Mining Cryptocurrencies is Now Legal in Iran!
Mining Cryptocurrencies is Now Legal in Iran!
23 July 2019, 08:47
The Iranian government’s economic commission has legalized cryptocurrency mining activities in the country.
Haeri Wants Electricity Subsidy Removal for Iranian Crypto Miners
Haeri Wants Electricity Subsidy Removal for Iranian Crypto Miners
10 June 2019, 21:26

The cheap electricity prices in Iran attracts many crypto mining firms to the country despite the negative stance of the government towards such enterprises.

Regulatory Compliance? LocalBitcoins Bans Iranian Users
Regulatory Compliance? LocalBitcoins Bans Iranian Users
24 May 2019, 10:55
Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, LocalBitcoins has disabled its page for Iranian users. What could be the reason?
Bank of Korea Warns About CBDC
Bank of Korea Warns About CBDC
07 February 2019, 14:40
Countries hoping to issue a central bank backed digital currency (CBDC) should give it a second thought according to a new report published by the Bank of Korea (BoK).
Iran To Reverse Crypto Ban
Iran To Reverse Crypto Ban
31 January 2019, 11:24
Iran will likely lift its blanket ban against the use of cryptocurrencies in the country, once its new crypto draft regulation goes into force later this year.
Iran To Release National Cryptocurrency This Week
Iran To Release National Cryptocurrency This Week
28 January 2019, 11:57
Iran will launch its long-awaited cryptocurrency at the two-day Electronic Banking and Payment Systems Conference which begins tomorrow, 29th January.
November 12-18 weekly recap
November 12-18 weekly recap
19 November 2018, 10:00

To wrap up this week’s round of news reports, here is a quick review of the biggest headlines around cryptocurrencies, security tokens, and blockchain technology.

Iran Partners With Russian Blockchain Counterparts To Build Crypto Economy
Iran Partners With Russian Blockchain Counterparts To Build Crypto Economy
16 November 2018, 14:55

Iran will rely on a new partnership signed with Russian blockchain experts in other to build a strong blockchain and crypto industry.

Iran plans to launch crypto-rial after SWIFT disconnection
Iran plans to launch crypto-rial after SWIFT disconnection
14 November 2018, 01:14

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has increased their efforts to release a state-backed digital currency in the wake of a ban from Global financial messaging service, SWIFT.