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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Why does Turkey object to Finland and Sweden joining NATO?

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The status of Iran nuclear deal talks

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Unrest at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound puts pressure on Bennett and Abbas

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Negotiators from Russia and Ukraine meet face to face for the first time in weeks

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Under Putin's media crackdown, Russian journalists flee to Turkey

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Sanctions on Russia may limit the number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey

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Pressure is on to wrap up Iran nuclear deal talks

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Talks in Vienna aim to revive the deal that put limits on Iran's nuclear program

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Turkey's president wishes to maintain friendly ties with Russia and Ukraine

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Turkey and Armenia discuss opening borders to more trade and travel

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Talks persist in Vienna and elsewhere at reviving the Iran nuclear deal

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Turkey's president is criticized for his plan to combat inflation

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There are signs negotiators are making progress toward a nuclear deal with Iran

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What lies ahead for Iran and its new president

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Negotiators in Vienna will try to revive the Iran nuclear agreement

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