UAE businessman sets to launch an Islamic crypto ecosystem Sustain.Exchange

    Sulaiman Abdul-Karim Mohammed Al-Fahim, a well-known Emirati TV personality and a successful real estate businessman in the UAE, is set to launch Sustain.Exchange – a Shariah-compliant Islamic crypto ecosystem. As UAE ranks among nations that rapidly adopt digital technologies and invest their time and money, it has become possible due to some visionary people like…

    Shariah-compliant Islamic Coin launches a private sale in Dubai

    Islamic Coin (ISLM) claims to be the first Shariah-compliant digital currency. The Dubai-based coin has recently got itself a Fatwa from Muslim authorities and is preparing to launch a private sale soon. As Be[In]Crypto reported, Shariah compliance has been a recurring issue in crypto. Islamic Coin claims to be a world-first by sticking to the…

    Crypto startup Fasset boosts crypto adoption in Islamic countries

    Fasset, a crypto-asset gateway oriented to the Islamic world, is planning a major expansion, seeking to boost the adoption of cryptocurrencies in Indonesia and Pakistan, where it is still viewed with suspicion. The firm closed a $22 million Series A funding round led by Liberty City Ventures and Fatima Gobi Ventures, as well as regional…

    Indonesian Muslim cryptocurrency enthusiasts find a way around Islamic fatwa

    Trading of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has been declared forbidden for Muslims by the national council of Islamic scholars in Indonesia, as the popularity of digital currencies grows in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. How Indonesian Muslim crypto enthusiasts find a way around Islamic fatwa, Erwin Renaldi and Hellena Souisa said on ABC News. Key points:…

    How cryptocurrencies can help develop Islamic finance

    At a webinar held in Bahrain on Wednesday, experts have discussed how new digital payment means are facilitating transactions, and how cryptocurrencies can help to develop Islamic finance, The Gulf Daily News reported. A collaboration of Bahrain-based General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (Cibafi) and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the…

    Islamic organization in Indonesia declared cryptocurrency ‘haram’

    In Indonesia, a provincial branch of one the largest Islamic organizations has declared cryptocurrency “haram,” i.e., forbidden under religious law. The decision came as a result of heated discussions with an invited crypto expert. However, the Indonesian government indicated that the country is not planning to follow in China’s footsteps imposing a wide ban on…