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Peter Kenyon - 2014
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Peter Kenyon

International Correspondent, Istanbul, Turkey

Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Prior to taking this assignment in 2010, Kenyon spent five years in Cairo covering Middle Eastern and North African countries from Syria to Morocco. He was part of NPR's team recognized with two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University awards for outstanding coverage of post-war Iraq.

In addition to regular stints in Iraq, he has followed stories to Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Bahrain, Qatar, Algeria, Morocco and other countries in the region.

Arriving at NPR in 1995, Kenyon spent six years in Washington, D.C., working in a variety of positions including as a correspondent covering the US Senate during President Bill Clinton's second term and the beginning of the President George W. Bush's administration.

Kenyon came to NPR from the Alaska Public Radio Network. He began his public radio career in the small fishing community of Petersburg, where he met his wife Nevette, a commercial fisherwoman.

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Diplomatic Row Between Qatar And Neighbors Escalates

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Turkey's LGBT Community Pushes Ahead With Plans For Pride Parade

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Iran Launches Missiles Into Syria; U.S. Downs Syrian Government Jet

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Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah (left) met with Qatari Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, Qatar, earlier this month as the Kuwaiti leader tried to mediate an end to the regional crisis. But analysts warn there will be no quick or easy resolution. AP hide caption

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Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Pair Of Terror Attacks In Iran

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Attacks On Iran Strike At The Heart Of Its Establishment

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News Brief: Iran Attack, Russia Probe, Uber Workplace-Misconduct Report

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election By Wide Margin

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Iranians Decide Between Centrist Incumbent And Hardliner For President

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Hard Line Challenger Puts Spotlight On Economy In Iranian Presidential Election

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2 Turks Have Different Views Of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Rule

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U.S. To Arm Kurdish Fighters In Syria Despite Turkey's Objection

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Iran's Incumbent President Set To Face Hard-Line Challenger

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