Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson on Albania National Day

On behalf of the people of the United States, I offer my best wishes to the people of Albania as... »

Doctors of Distinction Awards Recognize Rifat Latifi, MD

The Albanian-American Director of Surgery at WMCHealth is honored for bringing advanced medicine to people around the world    VALHALLA,... »

Earthly Beauty

Statement on Mass Martyrdom of Egyptian Sufis by Ashk Sylejman November 26, 2017 Our founder grants permission to... »

Kosova’s gratitude to a great friend: Congressman Eliot Engel

The only living member of the House of Representatives, featured in a national postage stamp   Eliot Engel was honored... »

Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Emad Rahim, Shares his Expertise at RIT Kosova (A.U.K)

“RIT Kosova (A.U.K) invites one and all to share in Dr. Rahim’s personal and professional message. Not only do we... »

Steering the path to leadership for women police officers in Albania

Anila Popa, a mother of two boys, is the first woman to lead a team of police in Albania  ... »

Yee on Kosova: Our fates are connected, our security is connected

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Hoyt Yee’s Interview with Voice of America, October 25, 2017   VOA: What is the purpose of... »

Tenor from Kosova triumphs in Placido Domingo’s ”Operalia” in Mexico

Many times Kosova was described as a hotbed for pop-artists, but our talented youth is not limited just to pop.... »

The United States support a sovereign, democratic, and prosperous Kosova

Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Hashim Thaci of Kosova   Vice President Mike Pence welcomed President of... »

A new program, center to promote the Albanian Language and Culture

The Albanian Youth Center Connecticut, is pleased to announce the official public opening of their new program, a unique cultural... »

Recognition of Kosova would be a very direct contribution to the security and stability of the whole region

Speech by the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly:   Mr.... »

Photo-ops with Trump from New York make news in Albania and Kosova

The leaders of Albania and Kosova posed with US President Donald Trump and their respective wives, during the annual reception... »

The​ ​Arbereshe​ ​are​ ​very​ ​proud​ ​of​ ​their​ ​Albanian ethnicity,​ ​identity,​ ​and​ ​culture

Interview​ ​with​ ​Arbereshe​ ​Elena​ ​Busciacco   By Keze Kozeta Zylo   ​You​ ​are​ ​Arbereshe,​ ​please​ ​describe​ ​your​ ​roots​ ​and​ ​how​... »

A close race in District 13: Mark Gjonaj wins the Democratic Party nomination

He heads toward November with the potential of becoming the first Albanian-American elected to the New York City Council  ... »

U.S. and Kosova Sign $49 Million Threshold Program

Program to Focus on Economic Growth, Accountability and Transparency   WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 2017 – The U.S. Government’s Millennium... »

Albania welcomes UNDP’s new draft-strategic plan and presents its concerns

Speech by H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the UN, at the Executive Board... »

The Morning Breeze – In Memory of Lirije Erbeli

Can a life that was like candlelight always radiating love, generosity, happiness ever be extinguished. When the phone rang at... »

Greetings for an Antifascist Bajram

We Are Allah’s Social Justice Warriors!   by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë – CIP September 1, 2017 [From CIP Executive... »

Stephen B. Kaufman, Man of all Seasons for all Albanians

Letter to the Publisher   August 29, 2017 Illyria Newspaper 481 8th Avenue #536 New York, NY 10001   Dear... »

The Open Couple returns to New York exclusively for the Albanian-American community

The Open Couple of written by husband and wife playwrights, Dario Fo and Franca Rame and has been a theatrical... »

Nesko Selim will be remembered for his love of life

On July 27, 2017, Mr. Nesko Selim, the oldest son of Bardhonja and Hysen Selim, passed away in young age.... »

CIP Executive Director Schwartz on Antifascist Defense

Speaking on behalf of himself and his family, Center for Islamic Pluralism Executive Director Stephen Suleyman Schwartz has called on... »

Dr. Agim Leka urges Croatia to grant asylum to Ismail Morina, reject extradition to Serbia

To the ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Washington D.C.: Dear Sir, From the media, I learned that the Albanian... »

Richard Lukaj Elected to World Affairs Forum Board

Albanian-American Richard Lukaj is one of the three new members from Greenwich elected to the Board of Directors of the... »

Milosevic Lost Kosova: Can Serbia Let Go?

Serbia wants to join the European Union (EU). Brussels is clear: no EU membership for Serbia until it normalizes relations... »

Bank Street Charity Invitational nets more than $100,000.00 for various charities

A tradition that began with NAAC’s Hands of Hope, lives on – Founder and President Richard Lukaj applauds the continual... »

International Exchange Programs Receive Unprecedented Support

(Huffington Post) It has been a busy summer for those of us who promote the growth and impact of international... »

Statement on Leaked Letter in Bytyqi Case

Yesterday, Kurir published a letter from members of the United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, including its Chair... »


Washington DC Branch Joins Candlelight Vigil for Dr. Liu Xiaobo   “Communism proved to be a medicine more dangerous than... »

“This will help the United States counter Russia’s destabilizing activities in the Balkans”

ENGEL STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on... »