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Egypt's Largest Bank Joins Ripple Network for Cross-Border Payments
Egypt is in the top five nations globally in terms of remittance flows from ex-pat communities.
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Egyptians Are Buying Bitcoin Despite Prohibitive New Banking Laws
Egyptian crypto trading volume and exchange sign-ups increased dramatically this past January, capping off an already high-volume 2020.
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Breakdown 11.7.20 Hany Rashwan, Egypt
How a Massive Devaluation of the Egyptian Pound Inspired a $100M Bitcoin ETP
Hany Rashwan, CEO of Amun/21Shares, explains how the proverbial bitcoin lightbulb went off when his native Egypt’s currency devalued in 2016.
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Encrypted Email Service Launches on Blockstack With Bitcoin Features
An Egyptian web firm is building Dmail on Blockstack to bring bitcoin-friendly privacy tech to the Middle East.
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Egypt Lifts Ban, Will Allow Licensed Cryptocurrency Companies
Egypt is considering legislation that would let the central bank issue licenses for cryptocurrency-related activities.
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Monero Mining Malware Attack Linked to Egyptian Telecom Giant
Thousands of devices allegedly affected by malware across Egypt, Turkey and Syria.
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Egypt's Religious Leader: Crypto Trading Forbidden Under Islamic Law
Egypt's Islamic religious leader says the cryptocurrency trading is not legal based on the Islamic religious law.
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Egyptian Regulators Kill Rumor Domestic Banks Might Handle Bitcoin
Egypt's central bank recently shot down rumors that it would allow banks in the country to handle cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
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