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New Crypto and Blockchain Association Launches in Iran

A recently established crypto industry association in Iran has commenced activities under the country’s

Iran Continues Crackdown on Illegal Crypto Mining, Seizes Hundreds of Mining Rigs

Authorities in Iran persist with their efforts to curb unauthorized cryptocurrency mining. The state-run

Iran Blockchain Association Offers Help With Crypto Regulations, Says Regulators Are Not Qualified

The leading crypto industry association in Iran has slammed authorities for their passive stance

Up to 12 Million Iranians Own Cryptocurrency, Traders Choose Local Exchanges

Cryptocurrencies are a popular investment among Iranians and estimates suggest that the number of

Iran to Pilot ‘National Cryptocurrency,’ Amend Central Bank Law

The central bank of Iran is gearing up to begin the pilot phase of

Geographic Distribution Data Shows US Takes Leading Bitcoin Mining Position After China’s Crackdown

After China has reigned for a number of consecutive years as the dominant bitcoin

Tehran Stock Exchange Head Resigns Over Mining Rigs Found at Organization’s Office

The director of Tehran’s Stock Exchange has resigned from his post following the discovery

Iranian Lawmakers Oppose Crypto Restrictions, Call for Supportive Regulations

Members of the Iranian parliament, the Majlis, have voiced concerns over Tehran’s restrictive policies

Iran Shuts Down More Illegal Crypto Farms, Bringing Total to Over 5,300

Authorities in Iran are continuing their crackdown on unauthorized cryptocurrency mining as electricity demand

Iranian Ministry of Industries Denies Power Shortages Are Caused by Illegal Crypto Miners

Iran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has rejected claims blaming illegal cryptocurrency miners

Financial Warfare: Afghan Central Bank’s $10B Confiscated by US, Biden Halts USD Shipments to Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan has been an extremely long conflict since the United States

Central Bank of Iran Should Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Securities Watchdog Says

With bitcoin mining being a regulated activity in Iran, the head of the country’s

Iranian Tax Authority Urges Regulators to Legalize Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Iranian National Tax Administration (INTA) has put forward a proposal to tax digital

Cryptocurrency Swap Not Banned in Iran, President’s Legal Team Says

Current regulations do not prohibit the swapping of digital currencies, according to the Iranian

Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From China

With the government in Beijing cracking down on their operations, Chinese miners have been

University of Cambridge Bitcoin Mining Map Shows China’s Hashrate Dropped to 46%

After the researchers from the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) project said that

New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate Exchange

Urged by the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, Iranian lawmakers have prepared new legislation to

Iran Counts 30 Crypto Mining Farms Licensed to Mint Digital Currencies

Iranian authorities have so far authorized 30 facilities for cryptocurrency mining. The crypto mining

Iran Seizes 7,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines

Iranian police have reportedly seized 7,000 bitcoin mining machines operating illegally in the country.

Tehran Government Bans Iran Blockchain Association

The Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Republic has suspended the Iran Blockchain Association

Persian Gulf Island to Become Crypto Exchange Hub, Iran Minister Proposes

Iran’s information technology minister has pitched the idea of transforming the Persian Gulf island

Iran Seizes 3,000 Crypto Mining Devices in a Week

Authorities in Iran have confiscated 3,000 units of mining hardware in just one week

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts

Cheap Power Is Creating a Bitcoin Mining Boom in Argentina

Argentina, the ailing South American country, is experiencing a cryptocurrency mining resurgence due to

Cryptocurrency Mining Banned in Iran as Blackouts and Power Shortages Intensify

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has announced that cryptocurrency mining is banned in Iran, effective

Iran Is Using Bitcoin Mining to Circumvent Sanctions, According to Elliptic

Iran is using Bitcoin mining to circumvent and lessen the effect of the economic

Iran to Shut Down Licensed Crypto Miners in Peak Hours of Power Consumption

Citing a need to maintain a stable electricity supply for other users, Iran will