Peter Kenyon Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.
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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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U.S. Troop Withdrawal Essentially Hands Fight Against ISIS Over To Turkey

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U.S. Military Pullout From Syria Will Affect Other Forces There

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People withdraw money from a bank machine in the Iranian capital Tehran's Grand Bazaar in November, months after President Trump announced in May he was withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposing sanctions on the country. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkey Wants Its Scientists Back, But At Home They Face More Restrictions, Lower Pay

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Energy-Rich Qatar Announces It Will Leave OPEC In New Year

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Iranians Blame Trump And The Their Country's Government For Sanction Effects

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U.S. Imposes 'Toughest Ever' Sanctions Against Iran

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Turkish President Says Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was 'Brutally Murdered'

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters at the State Department on Tuesday about penalties against Saudis suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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State Department Announces Penalties In Response To Jamal Khashoggi Death

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Turkey's President Says Khashoggi's Death Was Planned

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Turkey Continues To Investigate Khashoggi's Death

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Khashoggi Case Intensifies Strained Turkish-Saudi Relations

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Pompeo Insists The Trump Administration Is Not Going Easy On Saudi Arabia

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Pompeo Is In Turkey Looking For Answers To Khashoggi's Disappearance

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