Peter Kenyon

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When Sanctions Lift, How Will Iran Spend Its Billions?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Once Tehran takes steps to roll back its nuclear program, an estimated $100 billion in frozen overseas assets will become available. Iran has many needs to meet with its battered economy.


Turkish Government Criticized After Kurdish Community Center Attack

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Turkey, one of the key U.S. allies in the fight against the self-declared Islamic State, was shaken this week by a bombing on a Kurdish community center that has the government fending off accusations of being soft on Islamists.


Parrying Doubts In Two Capitals, Leaders Sell The Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, July 20, 2015

Iranian leaders trying to gain support for the nuclear deal at home are turning to a surprising place for talking points: Israel. The sales pitch in Washington? The alternative would be much worse.


Iran Nuclear Deal Leaves Plenty Of Room For Disagreement

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The nuclear deal with Iran has some hard-fought gains for the U.S. and other world powers seeking to limit Iran's nuclear program. But critics worry the bulky agreement still gives Iran wiggle room.


Negotiators Reach Deal On Iran's Nuclear Program

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

NPR looks at what's in the nuclear deal with Iran and the mood in Vienna.


Update On Iran Nuclear Talks

Monday, July 13, 2015

Negotiators in Vienna are working intensely to meet a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran.


Kerry Says Iran Nuclear Talks 'Will Not Be Rushed'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry says there's progress in nuclear talks with Iran but no deal yet. He says the U.S. won't be rushed.


Negotiators Continue Talks On Iran's Nuclear Program Past Deadline

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Arms sales to Iran and inspections of military sites were two of the sticking points that pushed negotiators past their deadline in Iran nuclear talks on Tuesday.


Waiting For An Accord, IAEA Readies To Verify Iran's Nuclear Program

Monday, July 06, 2015

Yukia Amanao, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told reporters that there could be a report by the end of the year on whether Iran once had a nuclear weapons program.


In Viennese Media Center, Iranian Journalists Dance Delicately Around Pitfalls

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Western reporters are working alongside Iranian media during numerous rounds of nuclear talks — the latest of which are taking place this week. What does their work tells us about Iran's culture?


Iran Nuclear Talks: Gap Remains Over Access To Iran's Military Sites

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Talks with Iran are entering a final push before a temporary deal expires. Negotiators are seeking extensive inspections and limits on Iran's nuclear program in exchange for eased economic sanctions.


Istanbul Bookstore Caters To Syrian Refugees In Need Of A Good Read

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The mere mention of Syrian refugees can conjure up images of families living in tents in the desert. But a bookstore in Istanbul serves as a cultural oasis and informal community center for Syrians.


Turkey Welcomes Syrian Refugees As Kurds Close In On ISIS

Monday, June 15, 2015

A push by Kurdish forces against a self-declared Islamic State stronghold in Syria is making gains but displacing thousands of Arabs along the way, forcing them over the border into Turkey.


Turkish President's Ruling Party Loses Majority In Parliament

Monday, June 08, 2015

In Turkey, the ruling party allied with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost its majority in parliament this weekend. The results of the election will hamper the president's ambition to rewrite the constitution and give himself more powers. NPR assesses the fallout from this weekend's historic elections.


Voters Hand Turkish President A Setback In His Attempt To Expand Powers

Monday, June 08, 2015

Turkish voters stripped President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party of a simple majority. The unexpected setback delays his aim of passing constitutional changes which would have boosted his powers.


ISIS Attack On Kobani Looms Over Turkish Elections

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Last year's battle for the Syrian town of Kobani and dissatisfaction with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's huge new palace are issues in Sunday's Turkish parliamentary elections.


In Turkey, Violence Against Women Is Often A Private Family Matter

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Women's rights advocates say more than 100 women have been killed in Turkey so far this year, most by male relatives.


U.S., Turkey Divided On Support For Rebel Forces In Syria

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The U.S. still isn't quite on the same page with its close ally, Turkey, on who to back in the Syrian civil war — moderates or Islamists.


#NPRReads: Social Concern And The Drought In California

Friday, May 22, 2015

Also this week, a profile of plus-sized model Tess Holliday, algorithms in plain(ish) English, and suicide clusters in Palo Alto, Calif.


Why Turkish Motorists Can't Get A Break On Gas Prices

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Inflation is coming down and the foreign trade deficit is shrinking but Turks aren't seeing any relief at the pumps. Lower fuel costs have been undermined by the country's declining currency.