Iran Recognizes Bitcoin and Crypto as an Official Industry, Says MP

The Iranian government’s Economic Commission has approved a mechanism of cryptocurrency mining in the country. The Iranian government’s Economic Commission has approved a mechanism of cryptocurrency mining in the country, according to an announcement by the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture on July 22. Iran’s Economic Commission approves crypto mining ‘mechanism’ Governor […]

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Palestinian Authority Considering Crypto to Replace Israeli Shekel

The Palestinian government plans to use cryptocurrency as an alternative to the Israeli shekel fiat currency, according to the country’s prime minister. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh reiterated that his government is considering using cryptocurrency as an alternative to the Israeli shekel fiat currency, English-language local media Al-Monitor reports on July 22. Shtayyeh said at […]

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Trump Tweets Crypto Rant — What Is the Bitcoin Reference Really About?

President Donald Trump’s mention of cryptocurrencies is historic, but the blockchain industry deserves a more serious conversation… Over the last few years, United States President Donald Trump’s tweetstorms have become a peculiar yet amusing feature of American public life. The president’s off-the-cuff comments have served a wide variety of purposes, from enriching political discourse with […]

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Libra Will Upset World Economy if It Isn’t Regulated Tightly, G7 Warns

The G7 warned it “cannot accept private companies issuing their own currencies without democratic control” as Libra continues to face resistance. Cryptocurrencies such as Libra risk upsetting the world’s financial system if they are not regulated tightly, G7 finance ministers have warned. According to Reuters, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told a news conference […]

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