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.
Launching soon, CoinMENA said it will offer spot trading in five major cryptocurrencies.
The $6 million Series A round was led by Middle-Eastern VC firm MEVP Capital.
The wallets, 84 in all, show the terrorist group has diversified its holdings far beyond bitcoin.
The blockchain company's new Middle East and North Africa headquarters will be within the DIFC financial hub.
The story of a Syrian migrant in Iraq shows how bitcoin can work as intended – as a global currency that transcends borders.
CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by the Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein and Syrian entrepreneur Moe Ghashim to discuss how cultural context shapes the way people view bitcoin, including stories from the Middle East.