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Lebanon Preparing Central Bank Digital Currency for 2021 Rollout
Central bankers hope the CBDC will help restore confidence in Lebanon's shaky banking sector.
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Binance Charity Pledges $20K to Beirut Explosion Relief Efforts
Binance's charity arm is donating $20,000 to the victims of an explosion that rocked Lebanon's capital earlier this month.
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Bitcoiners Launch Cryptocurrency Relief Fund Following Beirut Explosion
A group of Lebanese expats in Europe organized the Crypto Disaster Relief For Beirut Explosion fund to support those affected by last week's tragedy.
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The Truth About Bitcoin and Hezbollah in Lebanon
Will Hezbollah in Lebanon use bitcoin? The data suggests terror activity is uncommon despite surging crypto popularity across the Middle East.
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How Bitcoin Fits Into Lebanon’s Banking Crisis
Lebanon's crisis has been raging for years, but the devaluation of the Lebanese pound and a global downturn has made stable financial services even more urgent.
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Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: The Middle East
Regions with weak states and educated diasporas are seeing a rising demand for cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and decentralized applications.
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When Currencies Fail: A Primer on the Dollar Crisis in Lebanon
A massive shortage of dollars is instigating economic chaos, including a more than 50% loss of value in the Lebanese pound and what looks like an enormous local premium for bitcoins. Presented in podcast and full-transcript formats.
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Despite Bitcoin Price Dips, Crypto Is a Safe Haven in the Middle East
Bitcoin fell 40 percent this week from coronavirus shocks, but it's still seen as a safe haven in the Middle East.
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Lebanese Bitcoiners Show How to Talk About Crypto at Thanksgiving
Amid civil unrest, bitcoin is helping some Lebanese get by. Emphasis on the word “helping.” Traditional social ties are as important as technology.
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Global Protests Reveal Bitcoin's Limitations
Protesters across the globe are testing out bitcoin and other decentralized technologies – then promptly discovering their limitations.
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