SOCIETY / CULTURE

OPINION

Iran’s Cultural Activities in Albania (Western Balkan)

Liridona Berkolli

Greatest achievement of Iranian cultural investments in Albania is observed in the leaders of the Bektashi sect, who have begun presenting their sect as part of Shi'ism.

OPINION

The Presence of Iran and Shi’ism in Kosovo

Liridona Berkolli

Although Khomeini’s Shi’ism and Islamist ideology in the beginning attracted Kosovars’ attention, nowadays, there is no visible Shia influence in Kosovo.