Peter Kenyon

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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3:37pm

Thu April 2, 2015
Politics

World Leaders Reach Tentative Deal In Iranian Nuclear Talks

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 5:23 am

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4:41pm

Tue March 31, 2015
Politics

Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline

Originally published on Wed April 1, 2015 9:03 am

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11:58am

Fri March 20, 2015
The Two-Way

Iran Nuclear Talks On Pause As Deadline Looms

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 2:01 pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) at a meeting Wednesday in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Diplomats seeking the framework of a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief are taking leave of Switzerland — but only for a few days.

"Yes, we are all leaving," a smiling Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said as he walked past reporters at the luxury Beau Rivage Hotel in Lausanne, site of the 1920s treaty that finally dissolved the Ottoman Empire.

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3:42pm

Mon March 16, 2015
Politics

As Nuclear Talks Resume, Iranian Negotiators Consider Republican Letter

Originally published on Mon March 16, 2015 7:01 pm

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3:10pm

Tue March 3, 2015
World

Netanyahu's Suggestions Could Drive Iran In The Opposite Direction

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 8:09 am

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