IDF dispatches aid delegation to Albania

IDF dispatches delegation of ten experts to Albania following the earthquake there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 6:07 AM

93-year-old Albanian who rescued Jews to be honored in Poland

Jewish commemoration group honors Muslim Albanian who rescued two Jewish families from the Italian occupation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/16/2019, 9:52 AM

Albania's endangered Jewish museum rescued for a 'rebirth'

Albania's sole Jewish history museum, the Solomon Museum, reopens after businessman saves it from brink of closure.AFP, 9/29/2019, 4:30 PM

Albanian arrested in Montana for planning synagogue attack

21-year-old Albanian-US dual citizen arrested after planning to join ISIS, attack military base and synagogue.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/7/2019, 6:19 PM

In Albania, a sole Jewish history museum on the brink

Albania's Jewish museum tells the story of a Nazi-occupied country which sheltered its Jews - but the museum may face closure come April.AFP, 3/9/2019, 7:10 PM

Iran blames Israel for Albania's expulsion of diplomats

Iran says US and Israel to blame Albania's expulsion of two Iranian diplomats over security reasons.Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 5:59 AM

Report: Netanyahu cancelled trip to Albania

Albanian media report that Netanyahu was due to visit the country last month, but the visit was canceled for security reasons.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2018, 3:05 AM

Albania expels two Iranian diplomats

Albania reportedly expels two Iranian diplomats in connection with 2016 Albania-Israel soccer match threatened with terrorism.Elad Benari, 12/20/2018, 12:05 AM

Kosovo jails planners of attack on Israeli soccer team

Eight Muslim extremists who plotted terror attacks Israeli soccer players and fans in Albania jailed for up to 10 years.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/19/2018, 1:13 AM

Hanukkah celebration in Albania's Government House

Conference of European Rabbis President meets with Albania's PM, holds candle lighting ceremony in Albania's Government House.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 2:13 PM

Kosovo charges 4 in terror plot against Israeli soccer team

Terrorists plotted to attack World Cup qualifying match in Albania and kill both players and fans.AFP, 6/14/2017, 7:32 PM

Kosovo arrests suspects in plot against Israeli soccer team

Kosovo arrests 19 suspected ISIS terrorists in connection with a plan to attack Israel’s national soccer team during its visit to Albania.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 2:16 AM

Israeli delegation stranded in Albania

Plane finds problem while still on runway, flight delayed.Neri Weiss, 11/13/2016, 8:20 AM

Amid heightened security, Israel defeats Albania

Israel's national soccer team makes a strong showing in defeating Albania’s national team 3-0. Over 2,000 officers protected the game.Neri Weiss and Ben Ariel, 11/13/2016, 2:13 AM

Counter-Terrorism Bureau raises threat level for Albania

CTB raises terror threat level in Albania after ISIS threat against Israeli soccer team.Gary Willig, 11/8/2016, 7:43 PM

World Cup qualifier: ISIS planned attack on Israeli team

After ISIS planned attack, Albanian soccer turns to FIFA with a request to change the location of Albania’s upcoming match against Israel.Neri Weiss, 11/8/2016, 5:50 PM

Ioanina: Preserving remnants of a Jewish community

In a small Greek city, a Romanioti Jew dedicated to preserving the history of this unique, ancient Diaspora community.Rochel Sylvetsky, 11/9/2015, 3:56 PM

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Israeli in Berlin

Albanian nabbed in Czech Republic on suspicion of having brutally beaten to death Israeli tourist at a Berlin church.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2015, 8:02 PM

Kosovo Cracks Down on Albanian ISIS Agents

Seven Albanian Muslims, including an imam, indicted for joining or recruiting for the brutal jihadist group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2015, 9:39 PM

Albanian Rights Author to Receive Israeli Award

World-renown novelist and poet Ismail Kadare in Jerusalem to receive top literary award, notes close ties between Jews, Albanians.Ari Soffer, 2/8/2015, 6:17 PM

Pope Francis: 'Religion Cannot Justify Violence'

Holy See makes reference to Islamist extremism in trip to Albania to promote religious tolerance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 3:07 PM

Israel to Open New Embassy in Albania

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is set to inaugurate a new embassy in Albania, a Muslim-majority member of NATO.Chana Ya'ar, 8/2/2012, 1:03 PM

Hitler's Mein Kampf Reprinted in Albania

"Mein Kampf," which remains unsurpassed in its anti-Semitic ideology, was released in Albania for the first time.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/13/2012, 11:03 AM

Albania's PM: Iran, Ahmadinejad 'The New Nazis'

Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha names Iran and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "the new Nazis." Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 3:31 PM