Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saleh al-Sammad had led the rebel Supreme Political Council since its creation in August 2016 Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement says a senior political figure has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike. Saleh al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, was “martyred” in the city of Hudaydah last Thursday, […]

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saleh al-Sammad had led the rebel Supreme Political Council since its creation in August 2016 Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement says a senior political figure has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike. Saleh al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, was “martyred” in the city of Hudaydah last Thursday, […]

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on wedding ‘kills 20’

Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on wedding ‘kills 20’

At least 20 people attending a wedding party in northern Yemen, including the bride, are reported to have been killed in an air strike. Medics and residents said more than 30 others were also injured in the attack late on Sunday in Bani Qais district. The rebel Houthi movement blamed the raid on a Saudi-led […]

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Israeli groom arrested over celebratory gunfire video

Israeli groom arrested over celebratory gunfire video

Skip Facebook post by אור ירוק – Or Yarok End of Facebook post by אור ירוק – Or Yarok Israeli police have arrested a Bedouin Arab bridegroom after masked men dressed in black drove around a village firing rifles to celebrate his wedding. Video footage that went viral last week showed revellers shooting from vehicles […]

Egypt’s Salah is UK’s PFA Player of the Year

Egypt’s Salah is UK’s PFA Player of the Year

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Standout’ Salah wins PFA Player of the Year award Mohamed Salah has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. The Liverpool forward, 25, beat Kevin de Bruyne, Harry Kane, Leroy Sane, David Silva and David de Gea in the vote by his […]

Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement

Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement

Image copyright EPA Image caption Fadi al-Batsh had lived in Malaysia for about 10 years Israel’s defence minister has dismissed suggestions that spy agency Mossad had assassinated a Palestinian lecturer who was shot dead in Malaysia on Saturday. Avigdor Lieberman said it was likely that Fadi al-Batsh, 35, was killed as part of an internal […]