Bosnian Jews — Serbia’s Forgotten Victims

by Stephen Schwartz September 5, 2018 – The Spanish (Sephardic Jewish) Cemetery in Sarajevo. Serbian terrorists occupied the monument, leaving... »

Professor Mirjeta Beqiri Directs Gonzaga’s MBA Programs

SPOKANE, Wash. — Mirjeta Beqiri, professor of operations management for the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration, has been appointed... »

My Swan Song

By Skender Ghilaga September 1st, 2018 – Kosova, nearly 20 years after liberation, is in desperate need of economic development... »

Scanderbeg of the Albanians

The following text is an abstract from the prepared remarks of Altin Zaloshnja, a scholar and community leader, during the... »

Kofi Annan’s Path to Humanitarian Intervention

by David L. Phillips, PassBlue August 22, 2018 Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died on Aug. 18, in Switzerland, was deeply... »

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Dr. Rifat Latifi Chair of Surgery

New chair is a leading force in the field of international telemedicine   Valhalla, N.Y. – Rifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, FICS,... »

“Shabatopolis,” a “Jewish republic” within the Ottoman Empire

Jewish Salonica – Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72... »

A real possibility of legitimizing a dangerous ethnic ownership over the territory

Civil society organizations from Serbia and Kosova protest plans to divide Kosova, in a joint letter to EU High Representative... »

My Work with The Albanian Language

By Carrie Hooper I began learning Albanian in October of 2008 after I had a student from Albania in my... »

A Morning Flower in Albanian Poetry: The American Poet Carrie Hooper

By Adnan Mehmeti Carrie Hooper, an American professor, lives and works in New York State. She knows several languages and... »

Investment Climate in Albania, 2018

From the statement of State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs   Executive Summary   Albania is an upper... »


Harlem Blues Café!   By: Shqipe Malushi In the world of plenty in every corner of NYC it is very... »

There are people here, in Brussels and in Washington, who want to make a deal between Kosova and Serbia

US Ambassador to Kosova, Greg Delawie’s Interview for Rubikon – July 19, 2018   Adriatik Kelmendi: Mr. Ambassador, welcome to... »

Councilman Mark Gjonaj and 10 Albanian-American organizations, gravely concerned over President Trump’s NATO comments

Albanians know better than anyone else the importance of America remaining true to itself, its democratic principles and its role... »

He Showed the World the Tragedy of Kosova

A tribute to Albanian-American director, Stan Dragoti   By Ruben Avxhiu October 4th, 2005 – Stan Dragoti, first made a... »

The Biberaj Foundation Announces Co-Sponsoring $2.5 Million in the Albanian-American Development Foundation’s Master’s Degree Fellowship to Support Albanian Professionals

NEW YORK – July 14, 2018 – Today, the Biberaj Foundation announced its first project, the co-funding of the Albanian-American... »

GRECO acknowledges progress in Albania, but calls for further action

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) Strasbourg 12 July 2018 – In a report published today, the Council of Europe´s... »

Bytyqi Family Statement on 19th Anniversary of the Murders

July 9, 2018 – Serbia is again becoming known for protecting war criminals. President Aleksandar’s Vucic’s continued fealty towards Goran... »

US flag flows over Capitol Hill in recognition of Lazim Destani, Albanian businessman and philanthropist

On 4th of July, an American flag flew over Capitol Hill, in honor of Albanian businessman and philanthropist Lazim Destani.... »

The celebration of 4th of July brings the theme of Iowa State Fair to Kosova

Ambassador Greg Delawie’s Remarks at 2018 Independence Day Celebration, June 29, 2018   Mirëmbrëma; Dobro veče; Good evening. President Thaci,... »

Let’s be clear: If Serbia wants to join the EU, they must deal with their past and prosecute those responsible for war crimes

Engel Statement at Full Committee Markup Jun 28, 2018 WASHINGTON— Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee... »

An emotional farewell to Mark

By Arben Dedaj Today we said good bye to a good man. Mark came to this country almost 60 years... »

US Congress puts Serbia and Vucic on notice; moves “Bytyqi” resolution

Statement on Congressional “Bytyqi” Resolution June 28, 2018 – Today, on the eve of the 19th Anniversary of the Bytyqi... »

Macedonia: Should Albanians support or use the new name?

After so many years of difficulties with Greece, most Macedonians and friends of Macedonia might be thought to be glad... »

Ministry of Diaspora routinely neglects to consult global Albanian leaders on new policies

By Jackie DeFusco, Antonio Çakshiri and Denis Tahiri A young Ekrem Bardha fled Albania in June 1953 when it was... »

European Commission launches Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans

Brussels, 25 June 2018 – Today at the Digital Assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria, the European Commission is launching the Digital... »

Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish     The Center for Islamic Pluralism and the Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America appreciate the action of... »

United States Commemorates World Refugee Day

Press Statement by Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State   Washington, DC – June 20, 2018 – On World Refugee Day,... »

Language and Albanian-American Community

Dr. Albana Gjeka-Sgouridis June, 6, 2018 – Miracles … certainly we believe in them. Yet, who among us would ever... »

50 Years Since 1968: Looking Back at Kosova Protests

CIP, June 8, 2018 “Enverists” and “Titoists”, in Kosova and Albania, and the events of 1968 Remarks To Academic... »