To the editor: What Joe Biden has done and will do for Albanians

To the editor: I am responding to a letter from Valentino Lumaj, which was published by Illyria on October 29.... »


AAWO’s Florida Chapter organized an event in person at the private room in Leo’s restaurant in Palm Harbor, Florida. Due... »



First in Line: Eager and Anxious New Yorkers Kick Off Early Voting for 2020 Election

Long lines wrapped Madison Square Garden, the Barclays Center and other poll sites as many cast their ballots in the... »

Albania joins UN’s fight against fake information

A message from Ambassador Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations in New York   In tandem... »

Albanian political leaders in the Balkans should not endorse presidential candidates in America

By Harry Bajraktari Albanian political leaders in the Balkans should not take sides in the US presidential election. They should... »

Joe Biden’s Vision for U.S. Relations with Albania and Kosova

Vice President Biden is a long-time friend of Albania and Kosova and the Albanian-American community. As President, he will continue... »

New York City Council Votes to Make Outdoor Dining Permanent

The Council will also vote to Improve oversight of the Taxi Industry   City Hall, NY – The New York... »

Greenwich businessman of Albanian descent donates $500,000 to the Dole Institute recognizing Senator Dole’s diplomacy and friendship

An expression of Jim Xhema’s “boundless generosity and firm commitment to making this world a better place”   A political... »

The Return of Christopher Hyland to Presidential Politics

The former Deputy National Political Director for the 1992 Clinton presidential campaign calls on Albanian-Americans to vote for Donald Trump.... »


By Christopher Hyland Former Deputy National Political Director, 1992 Clinton for President Campaign   President Trump deservers much credit for... »

New Hints That Pandemic Exodus From Manhattan May Be Slowing Down

Greg David, THE CITY People enjoy outdoor dining along Orchard Street in the Lower East Side, Sept. 25, 2020. |... »

The Albanian factor in Montenegro should not stay in opposition

Defiant protest is not enough; they must use their unique position to negotiate shrewdly for meaningful gains   By Martin... »

Gen. Wesley Clark, former Ambassadors, and community leaders target battleground states

New video warns of Trump’s attacks on NATO endanger freedom, from the Baltics to the Black Sea   WASHINGTON DC... »

Relations between Kosova and the Vatican

By Alush Gashi and David L. Phillips Published originally in La Stampa (Vatican Insider): Kosova and the Vatican share... »

5 Free Tools To Help You Navigate the Immigration Process

1.      Ask Emma, a computer-generated virtual assistant who can answer your immigration questions and take you to the... »

Henry Hysenagolli kicks off a new chapter in his life

Young Albanian-American from Staten Island joins Madrid-based soccer club in Spain   New York-born, Albanian-American new talent, from Staten Island,... »

Besa Luci on Daring Journalism in Kosova

By Alba Kondirolli Besa Luci has kept busy since she was a KAEF fellow at the University of Missouri. After... »

Survivor of Greek Genocide against Albanians of Chameria Remembers 76 Years Later

Memorandum for the Counter-Terrorism and Violent Extremism Conference 2020 in Vienna   Sali Bollati Dear Excellency of OSCE -Viena Austri... »

His Legacy Was Freedom of his People

By Shqipe Malushi Today on September 11, 2020 we bid farewell to one of our dearest friends Sylejman Gashi, a... »

Serbia-Kosova Agreement Falls Far Short Of Ending Their Conflict

September 10, 2020 – The recent agreement between Kosova and Serbia, brokered by the US, to normalize economic relations between... »

A good day for Kosova in Washington – but there is a lot left to do

With Israel, President Trump delivered an important and crucial recognition   By Harry Bajraktari The meeting today in the White... »

Trump Says Serbia, Kosova Agree To Normalize Economic Ties

By RFE/RL’s Balkan Service U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that Serbia and Kosova have agreed to normalize economic ties,... »

Former Illyria Editor, Charles Caruso, Dies

By Joe Finora Former Illyria editor Charles Caruso died Aug. 7 in New York City. He was 86. Caruso had... »

Kosova: An American National Interest

As with any other important negotiation, the outcome of the September 4 meeting, is likely to be a consensus which... »

Logo of ad supporting Biden is misleading

Letter to the Editor I am writing on behalf of “ALBANIAN AMERICANS FOR TRUMP” a legally registered group, based on... »

“This is a political conflict which requires a political solution”

Rep. Engel comments on upcoming Kosova-Serbia dialogue in Washington DC, encourages the process, criticizes Vucic’s Russian orientation and failure to... »

Frederik Banda, 70, known as “Albanian Paganini”, passes away in the United States

Frederik Banda, of New Canaan, CT, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Born and... »

A grateful nation remembers Bob Dole’s historic visit on its 30th anniversary

Jim Xhema speaks of his friendship with the former US Senator and presidential candidate, and of his tireless work on... »

Bipartisan and transatlantic cooperation is needed to resolve the Kosova issue once and for all

Interview with David Phillips, Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights (Institute for the Study of Human Rights – Columbia University)... »