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. And Iran Trade Threats Over Oil Exports, Persian Gulf Shipping Lane

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Thousands Of Iranians Protest Falling Value Of The Rial

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Opposition Disputes Turkish President Erdogan's Victory Claims

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People wave a banner showing Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a gathering of supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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What To Know About Turkey's Elections

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News Brief: Republicans Delay Immigration Vote, Turkey Election Preview

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Ahead Of Turkey's Election, Rising Inflation And Weakening Currency Loom

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Opposition Mounts Challenge To Erdogan In Turkey

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News Brief: North Korea Summit Plans Continue, Europe And Iran, NBA Playoffs

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What's Next For The European Union And The Iran Deal

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Diplomats Gather In Europe In Last-Ditch Effort To Save Iran Nuclear Deal

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Vienna Meeting Is A Last-Ditch Effort To Save Iran Nuclear Deal

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Will Sharp Rhetoric Against Israel From Muslim, Arab Nations Turn Into Action?

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U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Opens As Mass Protests Take Place In Gaza

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