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Council of Albanian Ambassadors on the founding of the Association of Communes with Serbian Majority in Kosova

TIRANA The Council of Albanian Ambassadors (CAA) is following closely the developments related to the dialogue between the Republic of... »

A decent agreement still seems far off

By Daniel Serwer The US and EU are exterting a lot of pressure on Kosova Prime Minister Kurti to agree... »

Forever grateful: Remembering Senator Dole, on the first anniversary of his passing

By Harry Bajraktari It was an honor to participate, with our community and former Prime Minister of Kosova, Ramush Haradinaj,... »

U.S.-Albanian Leaders Discuss NATO, Bilateral Relations

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with Defense Minister Niko Peleshi met as the two nations marked the... »

U.S., Germany To Send Tanks To Ukraine Over Moscow Warnings; Kyiv Welcomes Moves

The United States and Germany have announced plans to send dozens of advanced battle tanks to Ukraine following intense debate... »

Funeral notice: Turan Rusi, beloved father

Good Evening Friends and Family, It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Sal, Eli, and Beni Rusi’s... »

Political and diplomatic highlights and assessments for 2022

The year 2022 was loaded much more than its antecedent with major and epochal worldwide events in all areas, affecting... »

Two Community Leaders Join DCAA Board of Directors

Washington, D.C, January 12, 2023: We are pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Board of... »


Our just cause, shared strategic interests and lobbying activity in Washington make American support possible. By MSc. Agim Aliçkaj         ... »

Biden Announces New Border Measures to Curb Unlawful Migration to US 

Aline Barros U.S. President Joe Biden announced Thursday measures to crack down on migrants seeking to enter the United States... »

“A Terrible Club To Be In”: Russia, Iran, And The Bloc Of Sanctioned Nations

By Michael Scollon As Russia and Iran have come under increasingly restrictive international economic sanctions, the two countries have turned... »


Kingsley Mei was born at midnight, weighing in at 6 lbs. 7.6 oz. and measuring 19 in. (New York, NY... »

Russia Launches New Year Drone Attacks Across Ukraine

Air-raid sirens rang in the new year in Kyiv as Russia launched a barrage of drone and missile strikes targeting... »

Don’t repeat the same mistakes with Vucic

By Harry Bajraktari The recent crisis in the northern part of Kosova has the fingerprints of Serbia’s President Vucic all... »

U.S. Military Expert John Spencer: ‘Ukraine’s Position On The Battlefield Is Very Strong’

John Spencer is a retired U.S. Army major and expert on urban warfare. He currently serves as the chair of... »

EU/US: Concerned about the situation in the north of Kosova.

Joint Statement by the Spokesperson of EU High Representative and the US State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson on the rising... »

Kosova Serbs Set Up More Barricades In North Amid Rising Tensions

More roadblocks were set up overnight in northern Kosova, where tensions have been running high in recent weeks between the... »

In Defiant Christmas Message, Zelenskiy Vows To ‘Bring Back Freedom’ To Ukrainians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has vowed to “bring back freedom” to the people of Ukraine as he addressed the nation... »

One of my funniest days of the year

By Albana M. Lifschin Christmas time is the most wonderful time of the year; – this is what everybody says,... »

Corruption Corrodes Albania’s Potential

By U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim As we marked International Anti-Corruption Day yesterday, it is important to renew our efforts to... »

EU-Western Balkans Summit: Tirana Declaration, 6 December 2022

We, the leaders of the European Union (EU) and its Member States, in consultation with WesternBalkans leaders, and in the... »

Albania: The “Other” Communist Country

While places like the Soviet Union, East Germany, and Poland seem to get most of the attention when it comes... »

UNESCO: Albanian Xhubleta, skills, craftsmanship and forms of usage

Inscribed in 2022 (17.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding   Xhubleta is a... »

My honor to congratulate the people of Albania on your 110th Independence Day

On behalf of the United States of America, it is my honor to congratulate the people of Albania on your... »

CAA Extends Honorary Board with Prominent Personalities of Albanian Diaspora

The Council of Albanian Ambassadors has recently added on its Honorary Board a number of prominent personalities of the Albanian... »

Ukraine and the Kosova-Serbia Dialogue

By Martin Vulaj   The world has changed.  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine came as no surprise to those following global... »

Albanian martyrs of faith venerated in USA

By Merita B. McCormack On Saturday, November 5th, on the feast day of Albanian martyrs the relics of ten Albanian... »

Iranians Stage Solidarity Strikes As Nationwide Protests Enter Sixth Week

By RFE/RL’s Radio Farda Iranian factory workers and shopkeepers went on strike on October 22 as nationwide protests sparked by... »

INTERACTIVE: What Is Lee Zeldin’s Path to Victory?

Sam Rabiyah and Rachel Holliday Smith, The City This article was originally published on Oct 18 5:00am EDT by THE... »

As Ukrainian Troops Advance In Kherson, A Glimpse Of The Russian Withdrawal

By Mark Krutov and Kyrylo Ovsyaniy, Radio Free Europe The photograph, showing a man in combat fatigues posing on a... »