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Kalam Crypto #117: UAE approves licensing scheme for AED stablecoins
CoinMENA Team
10 Jun, 2024

Kalam Crypto #117: UAE approves licensing scheme for AED stablecoins

This week, the UAE approved a new licensing scheme for AED stablecoins, fintech giant Robinhood to acquire crypto exchange Bitstamp, and BlackRock BTC holdings surpass 300,000!
Kalam Crypto #116: Abu Dhabi Bans Bitcoin Mining on Farmland
CoinMENA Team
03 Jun, 2024

Kalam Crypto #116: Abu Dhabi Bans Bitcoin Mining on Farmland

his week, Abu Dhabi supports bitcoin mining—just not on farmland; Australia launches its first spot bitcoin ETF; pension funds start allocating to bitcoin; and our blog of the week explores why bitcoin wrecks your hurdle rate.
Kalam Crypto #115: ETH ETF Approved & Politicians Embrace Crypto
CoinMENA Team
27 May, 2024

Kalam Crypto #115: ETH ETF Approved & Politicians Embrace Crypto

This week, the Ethereum ETF got approved, crypto became a major issue in U.S. politics potentially shaping the presidential election outcome, and research shows that 13 of the largest 25 hedge funds in the U.S. have bitcoin in their portfolios.
Kalam Crypto #113: Tether turns profits into bitcoin & GBTC ETF positive inflows
CoinMENA Team
06 May, 2024

Kalam Crypto #113: Tether turns profits into bitcoin & GBTC ETF positive inflows

This week, Tether announced record profits and bought more bitcoin, the GBTC ETF experienced its first day of positive net inflows since launching in January, and USDT on Ton reached 100 million in circulation just 2 weeks after launching!
Kalam Crypto #112: USDT to Telegram to CoinMENA
CoinMENA Team
29 Apr, 2024

Kalam Crypto #112: USDT to Telegram to CoinMENA

This week, CoinMENA became the first in the region to enable USDT withdrawals via Telegram’s The Open Network (TON) just 10 days after Tether announced USDT is coming to TON.
Kalam Crypto #111: Hong Kong Approves BTC & ETH ETFs
CoinMENA Team
15 Apr, 2024

Kalam Crypto #111: Hong Kong Approves BTC & ETH ETFs

This week, Hong Kong approves BTC and ETH exchange-traded funds (ETFs), all you need to know about the upcoming bitcoin halving, PayPal and Ripple dive deeper into the stablecoin business, and who is Mr. 100?
Kalam Crypto 110: USD loses 24% of its purchasing power, SBF sentenced to 25 yrs
CoinMENA Team
01 Apr, 2024

Kalam Crypto 110: USD loses 24% of its purchasing power, SBF sentenced to 25 yrs

This week, Tether became the 7th largest holder of bitcoin, Larry Fink declared the Bitcoin ETF to be the most successful ETF launch ever, Silk Road bitcoin is on the move, and SBF was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Kalam Crypto #109: BlackRock Launch BUIDL on Ethereum
CoinMENA Team
25 Mar, 2024

Kalam Crypto #109: BlackRock Launch BUIDL on Ethereum

This week, BlackRock launched a tokenization fund on Ethereum, Stablecoins’ supply increasing, currency crises continue in Turkey, and Bitcoin becomes the 5th largest currency in the world, surpassing the oldest currency, the British pound.
Kalam Crypto #108: Ethereum Blobs and Craig Wright is not Satoshi
CoinMENA Team
18 Mar, 2024

Kalam Crypto #108: Ethereum Blobs and Craig Wright is not Satoshi

This week, CoinMENA signs a milestone partnership with Network International, Ethereum’s Dencun upgrade significantly reduces L2 fees, and a U.K. court concludes that Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto.