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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Parallels
6:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

For Iran, The Trend Lines All Seem To Point In The Wrong Direction

President Hassan Rouhani's election last year gave many Iranians hope, but he has not offered a clear path out of the country's current problems, which include a weakening economy, tough sanctions and nuclear talks that are dragging on.
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Originally published on Sun December 7, 2014 11:25 am

Oil prices are at a five-year low, inflation is on the rise, the currency is sinking and nuclear talks are dragging on with no end to sanctions in sight. Those are the grim indicators confronting Iranians as winter approaches.

Iran's leaders are counseling resilience and patience, but Iranians aren't finding much to be hopeful about, although they're dealing with it in their own way.

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Energy
3:18 pm
Thu November 27, 2014

OPEC Declines Action As World Oil Prices Hit Record Lows

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 6:12 pm

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Business
4:15 am
Thu November 27, 2014

OPEC Ministers To Consider Cuts To Oil Production

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 11:12 am

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World
3:37 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Iran Nuclear Negotiators Miss Deadline, Ask For More Time

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 9:15 am

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Middle East
6:21 am
Sun November 23, 2014

Iran Talks Intensify On Day Before Deadline

Originally published on Sun November 23, 2014 12:26 pm

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