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.
A local family visits Zerzevan Castle an archaeological site which is said to be the location of a Roman Empire military garrison in Turkey. UNESCO says the location reveals "important information about the Roman soldiers, civilians' daily lives and the battles."
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The president-elect of Guatemala, Bernardo Arévalo, visits the NPR offices during a trip to Washington, D.C. Guatemala's electoral authorities recently suspended his party to try to keep him from taking office.
Patients and internally displaced people are pictured at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City on Nov. 10, 2023, amid ongoing battles between Israel and Hamas.
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