Palestine

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Israel Freezes 100 Binance Accounts Over Suspected Hamas Links: FT
Authorities requested information on some 200 other crypto accounts, the FT said, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Ex-Alameda Research CEO Prepared to Take the Stand at SBF Trial; Hamas-Linked Crypto Accounts Frozen
Ex-Alameda Research CEO Prepared to Take the Stand at SBF Trial; Hamas-Linked Crypto Accounts Frozen
"CoinDesk Daily" breaks down the biggest crypto headlines today, including what to expect during the fifth day of Sam Bankman-Fried's criminal trial as Caroline Ellison prepar...
Ex-Alameda Research CEO Prepared to Take the Stand at SBF Trial; Hamas-Linked Crypto Accounts Frozen

Fighters of Ezz al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas (Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)
Hamas' Military Wing to Stop Accepting Bitcoin Donations: Report
The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades said the move is to protect donors from harm.
Fighters of Ezz al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas (Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)

Palestine
Palestine’s Central Bank Reportedly Mulling a CBDC Launch
Palestinians do not have an independent currency, and rely on the Israeli shekel and Jordanian dinar.
Palestine

Hamas, Gaza
Hamas Sees Surge in Donations Through Bitcoin: Report
An unidentified Hamas official said there has been a "spike" in the past month, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Hamas, Gaza

Palestinian Militant Group Hamas Sees Increase in Crypto Donations Since Start of Conflict With Israel Last Month
Palestinian Militant Group Hamas Sees Increase in Crypto Donations Since Start of Conflict With Israel Last Month
The Palestinian militant group Hamas has seen a surge in cryptocurrency donations since the start of the escalating conflict in besieged Gaza. “The Hash” team explores bitcoin...
Palestinian Militant Group Hamas Sees Increase in Crypto Donations Since Start of Conflict With Israel Last Month

Palestine
Why It's Tough to Send Aid Money to Palestine During the Latest Israel-Hamas Conflict
Banks in Israel and around the world are restricting business relationships with what they consider to be risky clients.
Palestine

Venmo Reportedly Halting Some Payments Referring to Palestine
Venmo Reportedly Halting Some Payments Referring to Palestine
Paypal’s Venmo is halting transactions for some payments that refer to Palestine, according to Rest of World. A number of Venmo users say their payments to the “Emergency Pale...
Venmo Reportedly Halting Some Payments Referring to Palestine

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Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report
The report from an Israeli organisation claims the group used bitcoin to avoid sanctions, offer a degree of anonymity to donors and enable cross-border money transfers.
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Jeremy Rubin
What the Holy Land Reveals About Bitcoin
Israel's political backdrop gave attendees of Tel Aviv Blockchain Week an opportunity to ponder the duality of today's bitcoin movement.
Jeremy Rubin