A United Nations commission weighs in on El Salvador’s move to accept BTC as legal tender, warning the Latin country of economic, financial and legal challenges ahead.
In its 2023-2026 roadmap, the Central Bank of the UAE has identified seven areas that it will focus on as it seeks to join the U.S., China, Japan and Germany at the upper echelons of global finance.
CoinGeek’s Claire Celdran visited Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, to learn more about what the government there is doing to support blockchain and, in particular, BSV enterprise blockchain.
Join us for the premiere of BSV Stories – Episode 4 on July 13 to learn more about blockchain in the Middle East, and how Bitcoin Association is planning to help promote BSV enterprise blockchain to the region.
In addition to his role with the BSV Blockchain for Government Initiative, Ahmed Yousif will continue to serve as the Digital Transformation & Strategy Head for the Holy Makkah Municipality in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
With a significant geographic mandate, the BSV Hub for MESA will initially prioritise work in the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with future initiatives in Bahrain, India, Pakistan, Turkey and other countries.
As the world pays attention and some celebrate Bitcoin, this week we look back at the very beginning of the 21st century’s most disruptive technology.
Two of the largest economies in the Middle East have described a central bank digital currency as an improvement over the centralized payment systems.
The blockchain pilot program is expected to increase the visibility and market penetration of the company while reducing media saturation.
The Middle East and Africa region has spent a combined $12.8B rising to $15B by 2023 on ICT, with blockchain and AI rising in prominence, new report says.
Irina Heaver, the founder of Emirex crypto exchange believes that the Middle East has been a sleeping giant in crypto, but it’s starting to get onboard.