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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Many Syrian Refugees Face Challenges In Turkey

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After Deadly Earthquake, Iran Declares A National Day Of Mourning

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In Turkey, Teachers, Parents Concerned About Religious Nature Of New Curriculum

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Trump Won't Certify Iran Nuclear Deal, Gets Praise And Criticism

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Trump Announcement Expected To Detail New Approach To Iran Nuclear Deal

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News Brief: Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies, Iran Deal, California Fires

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The Iran Nuclear Deal: Viewed From Iran's Position

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The U.S. And Turkey Are Locked In A Visa Standoff

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What A U.S. Refusal To Certify Might Mean For The Iran Nuclear Deal

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Without Trump Certification, Fate Of Iran Nuclear Deal Falls To Congress

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Syrian Refugee Activist And Her Daughter Brutally Murdered In Turkey

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White House Must Decide Whether To Waive Sanctions Against Iran

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President Hassan Rouhani addresses Iran's Parliament on Aug. 20. He said the top foreign policy priority for his new government would be to protect the nuclear deal. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Earthquake survivors look at a collapsed building in Istanbul in August 1999. The magnitude 7.4 quake killed 17,000 people across northwestern Turkey. Eyal Warshavsky/AP hide caption

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18 Years After Turkey's Deadly Quake, Safety Concerns Grow About The Next Big One

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Mattis Seeks To Calm Nervous Ally In Turkey

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