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US Embassy in Kosovo Shows Support for Terrorism

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The US Embassy in Kosovo has published a photo on their Facebook page which includes the terrorists FSA flag. The article is to invite students from around the world to travel to the US and take part in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

The hypocrisy of the Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie who has posted this image straight after a post of him meeting with the Grand Mufti in Kosovo talking about extremist groups.

Even though Donald Trump wants to stop Muslims from certain countries travelling to the US, it seems they are quite happy to invite terrorists. This photo openly shows that the US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie is supporting terrorist groups.

A reminder of some of the work of the FSA terrorist group, that the US is willing to allow into the US.

Please go to the Facebook page and comment about the US supporting and…

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What Happened That Night

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(feature photo: Donna Ferrato)

Albanian translation

Many of you have heard that the Kosovo government withdrew funding from Women’s shelters because of funding issues. The shelters were closed without warning in late December. Women and children were thrown out. Only one shelter in Gjakova was able to stay open. However it could not accept new clients. 65,000 Euros was given to the shelters in emergency government funding last Friday allowing them to reopen-for now.

In Kosovo, we are often inundated with political news. But we wanted to know how women and children and the people who work with them were affected by the shutdown.

According to Kosovo Police figures from 2014, there are 1,000 reported cases of domestic violence annually. 80% of these cases are women. Children and elderly comprise the rest of the cases. Usually the perpetrator is the male head of household. The shelter system is essential…

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Shock!! Imami nga Tirana; Busti i Skenderbeut duhet të hiqet,ngaqe e ka prapanicen te kthyer nga kibla.



Imam Armand Aliu
Shume potere per hiçgjë më detyroi edhe mua ti shkruaj dy rreshta me zero nga pas. Nuk mund te degjosh te flasin disa pseudo-nacionalistet te cilet jane te gatshem ta shesin atdheun e tyre per axhendat e Vatikanit, te Athines apo per te ringjallur nga varri Enver Hoxhën e te qendrosh heshtur.
Per disa vite rresht muslimanet e falnin Bajramin ne Bulevard ndersa Skënder Beut te gjithe sebashku i kthenin menderen. Disa mijera muslimane rregullisht dy here ne vit gjate festave te Bajramit i kane kthyer menderen bustit te heroit kombetar te Shqiperise e megjithate askush nuk ka reaguar e nuk eshte ndier keq nga pseudo-nacionalistet. Per kete fakt nuk kemi degjuar asnjehere Artan Lamen, as Agron Gjekmarkaj, as Vangjel Dulen, as Eduart Ndocajn, Bajram Peçin e as ndonje femër qe te flasin asnje gjysem llafi te vetem.
Tani qe muslimanet dolen ta falin Bajramin ne sheshin…

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Hell Cannons – The Homegrown Horror of Syria’s Terrorist Invaders

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The foreign mercenaries who continue to wage war against Syria’s civilians are using a variety of devastating weaponry, including improvised mortars known colloquially as “hell cannons.” Today, MintPress News speaks with a Syrian man who lost half his family to a “hell cannon” attack.

ALEPPO–  The U.S./NATO-imposed war and invasion of Syria has been going on for over six years now. Each day, it claims the lives of many innocent people. But until we speak to these individuals and hear their stories, they seem like little more than a statistic. It is important to keep in mind that these people deserve to be acknowledged as fellow human beings. When we tell their stories, we can relate to them that much more easily.

Syrians have families, just like the rest of us – except many of these…

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Statement from Families of Fouaa and Kafraya Terrorist Opposition Bombing

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by Miri Wood
Syrian child who survived Saturday’s terrorist massacre is ignored by malignant msm

Families hold Ahrar al Sham, Nusra, Qatar, and Turkey responsible for failing to protect and secure the safety of their families.  For two days the ‘militants’ procrastinated, keeping families on the buses with little food, water, and exhausted, delaying the evacuation.  In the chaos of the bombing, a large number of their relatives have been kidnapped/gone missing and they have no news of their whereabouts.


The families of Fouaa and Kafraya demand the following:

  • All culprits involved in the bombing be handed over to the authorities in the Syrian Arab Republic.
  • The transfer of the wounded (in opposition areas/Turkey) to hospitals under the control of the Syrian Arab Republic.
  • The commitment of the opposition the continuation of the agreement and completion of the evacuation of residents from Fouaa and Kafraya
  • Finding those who have since…

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CNN Calls 95 Slain Syrian Children ‘Assad Supporters’

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A CNN report has covered up a heinous attack on children, women and elderly by Syrian Islamic extremist rebels.

127 Syrian evacuees were killed when a massive bomb ripped through their convoy of buses, carrying them way from the besieged towns of Fua and Kfarya to government controlled Aleppo.

95 of the victims were children; some of whom were burnt to death in the blast.

A suicide bomber woke up last Saturday morning and decided to go and kill himself some Shia children.

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He pulled up in an aids truck next to the waiting convoy at a rebel-held area on the outskirts of Aleppo.

He then started dishing out snacks to hungry children before detonating his device.

CNN described the heinous crime a consequence of “brutal war between Sunni and…

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Warmonger McCain in the Balkans – Will Serbia be another Ukraine

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Whenever John McCain travels outside the US, you can guarantee trouble will follow.

Following the recent elections in Serbia of Aleksandar Vucic, the Serbs have taken to the streets to demonstrate, unhappy with the election result.

Demonstrations all over Serbia – Balkan Insight

McCain is in Serbia to make sure that Vucic will continue talks with Kosovo, so that they can rush Serbia into the EU and away from Putin. As the Cold War has never been over as far as the Balkans are concerned and the US has only one agenda and that is to get as many countries into the EU and NATO away from Russia.

The US controls Kosovo with the largest military base outside of the US and are presently building a new Embassy which could possibly one of the biggest they have. Kosovo belongs to the US as far as they are concerned and they see…

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Interconnection lines Albania – Kosovo and Belgrade blocked indefinitely

Deadline set for Serbia, 31 December 2016 was breached and Serbia is expected to have consequences of this violation, while Albania and Kosovo are paying around 70 million euro loan for an interconnector that has not worked a single day.

Mustafa Rama and Prime Ministers and Ministers of Energy and Stavileci Gjiknuri inauguration ceremony of the interconnection line Albania - Kosovo on June 26, 2016. The line has not been used yet.  Photo courtesy: Ministry of Energy and Industry

Mustafa Rama and Prime Ministers and Ministers of Energy and Stavileci Gjiknuri inauguration ceremony of the interconnection line Albania – Kosovo on June 26, 2016. The line has not been used yet. Photo courtesy: Ministry of Energy and Industry

Line interconnection of electricity between Albania and Kosovo was unveiled with fanfare in the presence of the two prime ministers and many other officials last June, after many years of delays in design and construction, but political disagreements between Serbia and Kosovo make it impossible to put in this line of work causing significant losses to the transmission operators and blocking the development of the common energy market between Albania and Kosovo and beyond, the common market of the entire Balkans.

Deputy Director of the Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna Dirk Buschle told BIRN that the problem is political and not technical and does not currently see a way out.

“This line can not be put into operation. This is a political problem and we are not happy about it. The issue will be dealt with again for discussion at the Summit of Trieste in July 2017, “said Buschle.

Secretariat of the Energy Community based Vienëështë international organization that coordinates and oversees the implementation of the Treaty of Athens, the treaty adopted in 2015 by which the countries of the European Union and the Balkan countries of the region of the Black Sea, have agreed create a common energy market, as part of the integration process of the region in the European common market.

Angel Zeqo, director of Operator Transmission of Energy (OST) public company that owns the lines of high voltage, said that his company has annual loss in revenue arrears of at least 500 thousand euros from the failure to work this line while also plan to optimize the operation of the power system of Kosovo and blocked due Shqipërisëështë line.

“If we sell the line capacity of the common market, the revenues generated would be about 500 thousand euros,” said Zeqo.

“The problem is technically simple,” he added.

Kosovo must obtain a broadcasting code by ENTSO-E, but not recognized as a control zone by ENTSO-E. Serbia has asked Kosovo to recognize the Serbian operator of energy distribution in the north of Kosovo in exchange for recognition of Kosovo Transmission Operator as a separate entity.

ENTSO-E is the European Network of Transmission Operators for Electricity and responsible for the operation of the single market in electricity.

No punishment for Serbia

Serbia ndërkohëështë determined by the Energy Community as a breaker of rules that it itself has signed for the creation of a common market, known as Package II Energy . Last October, the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community found violations by Serbia and set a deadline of December 31, 2016. Theoretically, the Energy Community Secretariat should propose sanctions for Serbia in the Council of Ministers, but by Buschle, can be of a political nature and therefore not very efficient.

The interconnection line between Albania and Kosovo, aimed at simultaneously increasing energy security and creating the conditions Albania to optimize the operation of power systems of Albania and Kosovo. In the event that the line would function, Albania could benefit from improving the efficiency of utilization of hydropower and Kosovo would benefit from improving the efficiency of utilization of coal power plants.

“Limak” block his American plane (VIDEO)

Now five months American John Chesnut is not allowed by representatives of the Pristina International Airport to enter the hangar, in which he has set his plane with permission of the Kosovo Police. “Limak” u it requires 5,600 euros per month rent

John Chesnut, an American who offered his plane training Kosovo, brought it to the property of the Kosovo Police, who gave the key to the barn to put it near Pristina International Airport (PIA), for several months is They are hampered by representatives of the Turkish company “Limak” to use the plane.

They do not allow to enter the hangar, where the z plane. Chesnut now five months. “Limak” it wants the American Rental 5624 euros per month for use of the barn, which has a table with a sign of the Kosovo Police.

“On 22.08.2016, he was given the key to the hangar by the Kosovo Police. I still have the key, but “Limak” does not allow me to enter now five months, nor to control my plane, “he told the newspaper” Zeri “z. Chesnut.

He has more time to roam around the office of top state officials, but no one answers, while “Limak” continues to send monthly bills for this property, insisting that it is their property. On the other hand, the American Chesnut ignored by government officials, namely the Ministry of Interior which provides no answer.

“Limak” requires 28 thousand euro

“The main problem is already five months that I was not allowed to inspect my plane, which in a way can be harmed by staying there without supervision.

They are looking to pay rent 5624euro month and I think it is unfortunate, as I said to them through an e-mail that this is unfortunate, because that building is owned and controlled Ministry of Internal Affairs. I have been handed the keys to the facility by the Director of the Kosovo Police and his deputy here at the airport on 22 August 2016, “he told” Voice “Chesnut.

He writes that until five months flew by plane until suddenly the “Limak” have started to receive invoices for rent.

“Company” Limak “is refusing to allow me to have access to and they told me that they now have to pay much more than the 28 thousand euro if I want to take the plane, which is not worth as much. It’s an old plane ‘1961 Piper Cherokee “is a training plane. This is unfair, “he said.

Meanwhile, officials of “Limak” Regulation insist that this property under their management. “We like the ‘Limak Kosovo International Airport JSC’ are obliged to adhere to the conditions and the price list for the services provided, as defined in the Agreement on Public-Private Partnership. Under this agreement, all tariffs are applied equally to all users of the airport without any exception. Exceptions in the PPP Agreement has no regard to nationality users Airport. In connection with questions inform you that any user Airport is obliged to pay for services provided by ‘Limak Kosovo International Airport JSC’, based on the fees stipulated in the Public-Private Partnership. Since we pay the concession fee from our income, the Republic of Kosovo is also the main partner in such income. However, due to open z obligations. John Chesnut to our company, he was prevented from entering the area controlled by the performance of his duties by, “reads the official press responses to ANP, UNIDO Krasniqi.

 Krasniqi: The barn is the Kosovo Police

Agim Krasniqi, former Director for Capital Investments, 1986-87 shows that in today’s property where police hangar was purchased from social enterprise to shoulder then. “I’ve been part of this process when buying property for Police, paid 1.2 million marks at the time and it is now owned by the Kosovo Police,” says the newspaper “Zeri” the former official Krasniqi. He says he also possesses documentation Kosovo police with all information about the property.

Officials of the Ministry of Interior did not respond to questions from the newspaper “Zeri” that which is the truth about this property. While the documents obtained by the newspaper, the constant communication of z. Chesnut with various officials ignored seen that’s been done for a very long time. “I expressed my desire to bring the plane here, because I became a pilot a few years ago and wanted to create opportunities for students of Kosovo to become pilots and mechanics of aviation, because the other manufacturers of large aircraft ‘Air Airline’ have said repeatedly over the past 3 or 4 years recently that the aviation industry needs pilots and mechanics 600,000 others in the next 10 years, “says Chesnut. He has left the door open to search without explanation of why being obstructed. While no one has offered no answer but is constantly neglected. “My daughter at the time that we have been dealing with the dispute with the company” Limak “became not only a pilot, when she was only 17 years old, but now that he is 20 years old has become flight instructor, certified in one of the schools the most popular flying to Arizona, where prepared materials used by European schools in all countries, CAE Oxford, and this could and should have happened here three years ago, but I do not know why this is being hampered by management ‘Limak’ Regulation. I and my daughter are forced to do training in Skopje, we can go in Skopje at any time and on any day, to fly there without any problem, to conduct training without any problem, “says Chesnut.

Chesnut not delivered, wants answers from the Government of Kosovo

“We thought to provide a service really necessary for your country, I’m saying, allowed me to park my plane there only temporarily until the police get helicopters that would like to have (to park there ), let’s do some training to build experience between me and the other pilots, let us offer the opportunity Police if any natural disaster, such as flood “, says Chesnut with more desperation. He announces that he will continue to appeal and he expects by the Government to do something.



Shala: Winter Season turns “KEDS hunt” against citizens

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Kosovo citizens continue to complain about the high prices of electricity, the bills that have come in recent months.

Show them “economy with érezée” have shown that electricity bills have become unaffordable and that appeals to the counters of KEDS and the Energy Regulatory Office of Kosovo (ERO), they are futile.

“Electricity tariffs are too high. We do not spend as much if we receive bills and the situation has become unbearable, “says a citizen.

“The high coming, Bosnia & do not know what is. However complain about this, but it is useless, “said another.

“With electricity are not satisfied, the more expensive”, they expressed some citizens.

But citizens appears to be support for Protection Council, Liberties and of Human Rights teh. Behgjet Shala lead of the Council, said that KEDS has started the winter season with the price increase which it calls as “customer hunting Kosovo”.

“Winter season is the golden season of bounce these tariffs, where even the greatest professionals will not be able to investigate thefts made in KEDS. And that’s when the hunt begins KEDS Kosovo to customers, “said Shala.

KEDS spokesman Viktor Buzhala in an interview for the program “Economy with érezée”, argued that this increase is due to the application of winter tariffs.

“It is known that the tariffs are in winter time and they are more expensive than summer because of increased consumption,” said Buxhala.

Electricity tariffs are divided into two seasons. Winter and summer season. Winter season starts from October 1 until March 31, while the summer season runs from 1 April to 30 September.




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