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The undefeated Ermal The Sniper Hadribeaj

By Anila Nicklos He walks humbly towards the group of people celebrating a friend’s birthday and gently says hello whilst... »

NYC Murals Paint Enduring Pictures of Remembrance, 20 Years After 9/11

Katie Honan, THE CITY This article was originally published on Sep 8 at 9:35pm EDT by THE CITY From handball... »

The United States Conducts Unprecedented Relocation Effort

“I want to thank our allies and partners.  This operation was a global endeavor in every way.  Many countries stepped... »

The United States is grateful to Kosova for its role in assisting with Afghan refugees

Statement from the U.S. Embassy Prishtina, September 4, 2021 The United States is grateful to Kosova for its role in... »

America will not be intimidated

Remarks by President Biden on the Terror Attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport THE PRESIDENT:  Been a tough day.  This evening in... »


By David L. Phillips (The Albanian version of this article was published today by Koha Ditore: https://www.koha.net/veshtrime/284443/qasja-malinje-e-euroazise-ne-ballkanin-perendimor/) Russia and China... »

The Path Ahead for the U.S.- Albania Relationship

By Ambassador Yuri Kim August in Albania is a time for well-earned rest and relaxation, and like many of you,... »

Balkan Survivors Of Notorious ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Camp Fight Mockery On Serbian TV

By Ljudmila Cvetkovic, Radio Free Europe The dozens of internment camps that sprung up in the former Yugoslavia are one... »

The President of Albania honors Christopher Hyland with the prestigious title, Knight of Skanderbeg Order

In his absence, the presidential medal was received on Hyland’s behalf by Ambassador Avni Spahiu   Christopher Hyland was recognized... »

Reflections on Ohrid Framework Agreement, 20 years later

Remarks by: DAVID L. PHILLIPS:Director, Program on Peacebuilding and Human Rights at Columbia University’sInstitute for the Study of Human Rights... »

Time for EU and NATO to get real with Serbia

Repost from: https://www.peacefare.net/2021/07/20/time-for-eu-and-nato-to-get-real-with-serbia/ By Daniel Serwer To his credit, Serbia’s President Vucic is acknowledging the “Serbian world” concept as his... »

A Sad Day for Kosova

Like many of my compatriots, I am deeply shocked and saddened by the horrible tragedy that claimed the lives of... »

On his birthday, we pay tribute to Senator Dole’s extraordinary role in Kosova

STATEMENT OF APPRECIATION For SENATOR BOB DOLE Senator Bob Dole contributed to Kosova’s sovereignty and independence over more than three... »

Save our restaurants!

Illyria newspaper calls on all our community members, our friends, our readers to join in this worthy cause. »

Bechtel signs for Albanian hydro project

Albania’s Power Corporation (KESH) and Bechtel signed an agreement to begin the early works for the 210 MW Skavica plant... »

Jeffrey M. Hovenier, Nominee for Ambassador to the Republic of Kosova

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jeffrey M. Hovenier, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary... »

See the Early City Council Vote Results

We’ll have to wait for absentee ballots and ranked choice counts to know the winners. But this map shows who’s... »

Adams Ahead in Mayoral Race, But Wiley and Garcia Count on Ranked Choice Tally

Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY This article was originally published on Jun 23 at 12:32am EDT by THE... »

An exemplary and successful young leader

Dea Rrozhani started her journey at American Corner Tirana when she was only eight years old as a member of... »

Farewell to beloved father and community activist

Brahim Gashi May 17th, 1934-June 9th, 2021   Viewing: Hodder Farenga Funeral Home 899 McLean Avenue Yonkers, NY 10704 Friday... »



The path to ending the Kosova conundrum

(A repost from:https://www.peacefare.net/2021/05/20/the-path-to-ending-the-kosovo-conundrum/) By Daniel Serwer May 20, 2021 – With apologies for the delay and thanks to Adam DuBard... »

Former Prime Minister of Albania Banned from Entering the United States “Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption”

Press Statement by Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State May 19, 2021 Today, I am announcing the public designation of... »

Milosevic’s regime has committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Kosovo

(Speech of the President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, at the summit “Brdo-Brijuni Process 2021)   Dear President Pahor and President... »

The Cham Albanians of Greece: 77 Years of Denial

Join the Harvard College Albanian Students Association for a panel discussion on the Cham issue with historian Dr. Isa Blumi... »

EU donates 145,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Albania

TIRANA, May 5 (Xinhua) — EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi said here on Wednesday that Albania will... »

U.S. Commitment to the Western Balkans

Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson April 26, 2021 – The United States is committed to supporting the countries... »

Not only my brother but also my best friend

By Louis Foundos I am sad to notify all that Albert Foundos left this world yesterday. Al was not only... »

Congressman Ritchie Torres is the new Co-Chair of the Albanian Issues Caucus in the US Congress

By Harry Bajraktari I would like to congratulate my good friend congressman Ritchie Torres, who will be the new Co-Chair... »

US Congress with similar bipartisan statements on Sunday’s elections in Albania

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-Idaho) issued on... »