Middle East

Crypto Outlook as Market Braces for Spread of Israeli-Hamas War
Crypto Outlook as Market Braces for Spread of Israeli-Hamas War
Ongoing tensions in the Middle East could spill over to the crypto markets and cause a short-term decline in riskier assets such as bitcoin (BTC). This comes as crypto traders...
Crypto Outlook as Market Braces for Spread of Israeli-Hamas War

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Binance to Withdraw Debit Card in Latin America, Middle East
The cryptocurrency exchange said the card service will terminate in the Middle East on Aug. 25 and in Latin America on Sept. 21.
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Skyscrapers in Dubai (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange Bitget Opens Dubai Office, Plans Middle East Expansion
The crypto trading platform plans to hire up to 60 new members of staff in the region.
Skyscrapers in Dubai (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)

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Num Finance Raises $1.5M, Will Expand Stablecoins in Latin America, Middle East
Decentralized finance protocol Num Finance will offer stablecoins in Brazilian real, Colombian peso, Mexican peso and Bahrain dinar within the next month.
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Binance has secured a license to offer a range of crypto services in Dubai. (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange Bybit Opens Global Headquarters in Dubai
The city recently unveiled its licensing requirements for crypto entities.
Binance has secured a license to offer a range of crypto services in Dubai. (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)

Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Binance CEO Seeking Funds From Middle East Investors for Crypto Recovery Fund: Bloomberg
Binance plans to start a recovery fund to help projects with strong fundamentals, but suffering from a liquidity crisis.
Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)

Skyscrapers in Dubai (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)
Crypto Investment Product Firm 21Shares Launches Bitcoin ETP in Middle East
21Shares’ physical bitcoin exchange-traded product will list on the Nasdaq Dubai.
Skyscrapers in Dubai (Kent Tupas/Unsplash)

Interest Surges in Bitcoin Speculation; MENA Was Fastest-Growing Crypto Market: Chainalysis
Interest Surges in Bitcoin Speculation; MENA Was Fastest-Growing Crypto Market: Chainalysis
Open interest in bitcoin perpetual swaps has spiked to an all-time high. Plus, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region was the fastest-growing market for crypto adoptio...
Interest Surges in Bitcoin Speculation; MENA Was Fastest-Growing Crypto Market: Chainalysis

Crypto usage has surged in the Middle East and Africa. (Arek Socha/Pixabay)
Middle East/North Africa Was Fastest-Growing Crypto Market Over Past 12 Months: Chainalysis
MENA-based users received $566 billion in cryptocurrency from July 2021 to June 2022
Crypto usage has surged in the Middle East and Africa. (Arek Socha/Pixabay)

Blockchain.com is opening an office in Dubai. (shutterlk/Shutterstock)
Blockchain.com to Open Dubai Office After Securing Preliminary Regulatory Approval
The crypto exchange joins a number of companies expanding to the Middle East as Dubai aims to turn itself into a leading cryptocurrency hub.
Blockchain.com is opening an office in Dubai. (shutterlk/Shutterstock)