Peter Kenyon appears in the following:
Friday, November 21, 2014
The temporary agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program expires on Monday and negotiators are working down to the wire for a new deal. Secretary of State John Kerry has joined the talks.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The rich maritime history dates back more than a millennium. There's a group dedicated to reviving it by making boats the old-fashioned way: with coconut palm fiber, shark liver oil and no nails.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Sultan Qaboos has dominated Oman for 44 years and managed to maintain good relations with everyone from the U.S. to Iran. But now he's ailing and it's not clear who would succeed him.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
As the clock runs on a Nov. 24 deadline for a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program, talks are more secretive and pressure from deal opponents is intensifying.
Friday, November 07, 2014
John Kerry is headed to Oman for a crucial round of talks with Iran's foreign minister. But the political climate on both sides is making a breakthrough more difficult.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
It's been 35 years since the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran triggered a 444-day hostage crisis. Today saw more cries of "Down with America," plus some interesting demands from the crowd.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers discusses the tight Senate race between incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, and Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts.
Sunday, November 02, 2014
Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
As peshmerga troops start to arrive in the Syrian border town, some Syrian insurgents say that reinforcement is needed more urgently in Aleppo — which is nearly encircled by government forces.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A vast plain near Syria is no stranger to military carnage. But a place known as "Potbelly Hill" holds ruins built in ancient times, possibly for ritual purposes, long before organized religion.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Turkey says it will allow passage for Iraqi Kurdish fighters seeking to join Syrian Kurds battling the Islamic State. This comes after the United States dropped supplies to combatants in the border town of Kobani.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
The Free Syrian Army has been outgunned in the country's multi-sided civil war. But they say they have fighting experience, and if the U.S. provides arms and training they could play a key role.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Turkey's deep suspicions of Kurds are hampering efforts to aid the besieged Syrian border town. Turkish authorities are stopping Kurdish men en route to Kobani and investigating them as terrorists.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Turkey has declined to intervene in the fighting, in part because the defenders are largely Kurdish. There are also Sunni Muslims joining the Kurds to fight ISIS.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Turkey is divided over how to respond to ISIS on its border and to Kurdish unrest within the country, making Turkey a shaky partner for the U.S.-led coalition.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
A U.S. envoy, former Marine Gen. John Allen, was in Turkey on Thursday, attempting to drum up support for the fight against ISIS.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Kobania, a Syrian border town, is being assaulted by militants from the self-described Islamic State. Turkey, with tanks and troops massed a short distance away, is being pressured to step in.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
One expert says that the negotiators in the room are inclined to move faster, but the deeply opposed domestic constituencies leave both sides skittish.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. that the solution to the problem of ISIS now must involve the region. He also said resolving the Iran nuclear issue could lead to greater cooperation.
Friday, September 19, 2014
In New York on Friday, Iran and six world powers sat down for the latest talks aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.