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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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As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw From Syria, Kurds Seek New Ally

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Turks And Syrians Living Along Border Say They Are Tired Of Being In The Line Of Fire

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In Northern Syria, Troops From Turkey Advance On Kurdish Forces

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Turkish Assault In Northern Syria Prompts Concerns Of A New Humanitarian Crisis

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Turkey's President Says Incursion Into Syria Underway

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Trump Administration To Move U.S. Troops Out Of Northern Syria

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Justice Efforts For Jamal Khashoggi Were Hindered By Trump Administration's Response

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Iran's Hard-Liners May Try To Scuttle Possibility Of Talks With U.S.

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Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia Oil Plants Hit World's Energy Supply, U.S. Says

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Amid Complaints Of Housing, Job Shortages, Turkey Orders Refugees Out Of Istanbul

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Iran Detains Another Tanker As Tensions Remain High

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From left: Iran's Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, government spokesman Ali Rabiei and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi give a joint press conference at the presidential headquarters in the capital Tehran on Sunday. Iran is enriching uranium beyond a 3.67% cap set by the nuclear deal. Hamed Malekpour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's The Deal With The Iran Deal Now?

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U.S. Calls Emergency Meeting Of International Atomic Energy Agency Over Iran

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