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Engel statement on French court’s release of former Kosova Prime Minister

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement: “I’m glad... »


Haradinaj Release Underscores Belgrade’s — And Region’s — Denial Of ‘Dark Past’

http://www.rferl.org/a/kosovo-haradinaj-serbia-denial-past-balkans-without-borders/28454730.html Balkans Without Borders   After more than three months in detention, Ramush Haradinaj is free to go home. The... »

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The Syrian Sarin Attacks of August 2013 and April 2017

by Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham The Besa Center April 26, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2637/the-syrian-sarin-attacks-of-august-2013-and-april BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 452,... »

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Lucy’s Brooch

Gena Morina – Bajrami   (This story was written in February and is reprinted as a tribute to Lucy on... »


“It wasn’t only our family, the entire country protected them”

The speech held by Bujar Veseli at the ceremony to honor Veseli Family on Holocaust Remembrance Day at Adas Israel... »

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Russia Risks a New Cold War in the Balkans

By David L. Phillips The front line in Russia’s Cold War lies in the Balkans. Serbia is the epicenter of... »


Father Sako learns the Gospel!!!

For as long as the mass was conducted in Greek, the parishioners of Remas attended each service with complete faith... »

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What do all Muslims think of progressive (liberal) Islam?

by Stephen Schwartz Quora.com April 20, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2633/what-do-all-muslims-think-of-progressive-liberal I cannot speak for all Muslims but I would reply as follows... »

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Is It True We Did Not Go To the Moon?

Quora.com April 16, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2630/is-it-true-we-did-not-go-to-the-moon https://www.quora.com/Is-it-true-we-did-not-go-to-the-moon/answer/Stephen-Schwartz-10 The U.S. did not land a team on the moon. The Japanese did not... »

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Adas Israel Congregation will honor the memories of the Veseli Family from Albania

Raif Hyseni and Merita Halili will performe at this year’s Garden of the Righteous ceremony The Garden of the Righteous... »

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Chairman Ernst Stresses Need to Examine Russian “Grey Zone” Operations to Prevent Similar Scenarios, Including Kosova

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services’ Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee... »

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Peters Applauds Senate Approval of Montenegro’s Bid to Join NATO

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Co-Chair of the Senate... »

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Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Macedonia on the Brink

David L. Phillips, Contributor Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University Demonstrations... »


U.S. Senate backs Montenegro’s membership in NATO

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed the expansion of NATO to allow Montenegro... »


USA.com – A Story… Donald J. Trump’s Psychological Profile

Selman REPISHTI University of Sarajevo (B+H) Nowadays, it seems countries that were recently under the totalitarian regimes are trying to... »

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Foreign Minister, Hoxhaj at US Congress: Speaks about developments in Kosova and the region

Washington, March 22, 2017 – On the second day of his visit in Washington, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosova... »

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Engel Remarks on U.S. Policy toward Kosova

Mar 22, 2017 – WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the... »


Senators Peters and Ernst relaunch the Albanian Issues Caucus in US Senate

The second day of Minister Bushati’s visit in Washington was marked by relaunching of the Senate Albanian Issues Caucus. The... »

Nusja dhe shtetrrethimi ( Ibrahim Muça, Kristaq Mitro, 1978)/ The Bride and The Curfew. Poster designer Azis Karalliu. Image courtesy of AQSHF.

ACP Statement Regarding Proposed Ban on Communist Era Albanian Films

The Directors and Advisors of the Board of the Albanian Cinema Project (ACP) are extremely troubled by the proposed ban... »


The Condomisation of Memory

Ph.D. Julian Bejko Department of Sociology, University of Tirana [email protected] This is the first time that I don’t have any... »

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“I hope the Government of Kosova will take a breath and work in a way that we’ve always discussed”

United States Ambassador to Kosova, Greg Delawie’s Interview with News Portal Insajderi, March 15, 2017   Insajderi: Was there any... »

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Can Albanians Protest?

By Catherine Bohne  Reprinted from the original, Peisazhe të Fjalës, here: https://peizazhe.com/2017/02/28/can-albanians-protest/ My name is Catherine Bohne and I live... »

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President Trump’s remarks as prepared for delivery

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the... »


Kosova’s Young Leaders are Making History on the World Stage

February 2017 has brought Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) Graduate Fellowship program great news and successes of its alumni on... »


Macedonia’s Social-Democrat leader expects to form government in March

By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The leader of Macedonia’s Social Democrats said on Thursday he expected to be able... »

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Albania a contributor for peace, reconciliation, and cooperation in South East Europe

Statement by H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the United Nations, New York at... »

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Anti-Semitism Insults the Tenets of All Faiths

We the undersigned unequivocally condemn the recent increase of anti Semitic assaults in our country and most recently the desecration... »


The United States remains committed to helping Kosova succeed

Press Statement by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State, on the occasion of Kosova’s National Day Washington, DC February 14,... »


Albanian Islamic Cultural Center hosts leaders of all faiths and of law enforcement agencies

Christian, Jewish, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhist community leaders gathered Wednesday on February 8, 2017, at the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center,... »

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Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Impact of “America First” on US-Kosova Relations

This post is hosted on the Huffington Post’s Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and post freely to our... »