Kosovo highlights pro-Israel position as US investors visit

By Larry Luxne (The Times of Israel): In the 11 years since it declared independence from Serbia, 116 countries around the world have recognized the Republic of Kosovo. But what Europe’s most Muslim country really wants is diplomatic relations with the State of Israel.

Kosovo, copying Israel, sees itself as next startup nation

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/kosovo-copying-israel-sees-itself-as-next-startup-nation/   PRISHTINË, Kosovo — Arta Shehu Zaimi, the co-founder of Labbox and jCoders Academy, teaches.

In Albania, a unique Jewish history museum on the brink

A tiny shop in the southern town of Berat tells the remarkable story of the only Nazi-occupied state that had more Jews after WWII than before

Heroism of Albanian Muslims during Shoah showcased at Yad Vashem Board exhibit

Qirjako Qirko, ambassador from the Muslim majority country, spoke of Albania’s protection for Jews during the Holocaust being a ‘excellent example of humanity’

Albania proclaimed House of Life by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation

In a moving ceremony that took place in Tirana, at the South-West corner of the garden overlooking the Office of the President, a commemorative House of Life plaque was unveiled, proclaiming the country of Albania as a House of Life.

Netanyahu canceled Albania visit due to possible plot to target him – reports

PM, Trump praise Tirana for expelling Iranian diplomats, reportedly over plan to attack Israeli national soccer team; Tehran fumes

ALBANIA EXPELS IRANIAN AGENTS FOR PLOTTING TERRORIST ATTACKS AGAINST ISRAELIS

https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Albania-expels-Iranian-agents-for-plotting-terrorist-attacks-against-Israelis-574892

Nuro Hoxha, Albanian teacher who rescued Jews during the Holocaust

https://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/righteous-teachers/hoxha.asp

Veseli and Fatima Veseli and their children: Refik, Hamid and Xhemal

https://www.yadvashem.org/righteous/stories/veseli.html

The Jews of Ioannina, Albania, and Bulgaria – January 2011

https://www.yadvashem.org/education/newsletter/22.htmlYad