Peter Kenyon

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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 โ€” 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.


Ahead Of Summit, Gulf States Doubt America's Mideast Policies

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Of the 6 Gulf nations that will be represented at a summit hosted by President Obama, only 2 will be represented by monarchs. The meeting's aim is to build support for a nuclear accord with Iran.


Limited Cease-Fire Set To Begin In Yemen On Tuesday

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Yemen's Houthi rebels agreed Sunday to a five-day cease-fire. Meanwhile, fighting rages on as Saudi-led warplanes continue to pound both northern Yemen and the capital.


Turkey's Armenian Artists Honor Their Community's Past

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Turkey is gradually allowing minority populations more avenues of expression, including in the arts. This week, thousands attended a rare and moving Istanbul performance of Armenian music and poetry.


Invisible For Generations, 'Hidden Armenians' Emerge In Turkey

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Many Armenian Christians were slaughtered by the Ottomans a century ago, but some survivors were taken in by Muslim families. A growing number are now reclaiming their Armenian heritage.


Remembering Gallipoli, A WWI Battle That Shaped Today's Middle East

Friday, April 24, 2015

The clash at Gallipoli was one of the most memorable fights of World War I โ€” and one of the most consequential. Its reverberations are still felt to this day in the chaotic Middle East.


Turks And Armenians Prepare For Dueling Anniversaries On Friday

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Turkey has moved up a major military celebration by a day this year. Critics say it's a clunky attempt to overshadow the 1915 slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.


Next Stage For Iran Nuclear Talks Faces Multiple Challenges

Monday, April 06, 2015

As much effort as it's taken to get Iran to agree to limit its nuclear ambitions, it will be a monumental sell for the administration to get Congress and key Mideast allies to go along with the deal.


U.S. And Iran Offer Different Narratives On The Same Nuclear Deal

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Iran and the West have very different views on the outcome of Iran's nuclear negotiations, which concluded this week. Iran is having a much easier time of selling the deal to audiences back home.


Framework Deal Reached On Iran Nuclear Program

Friday, April 03, 2015

Negotiators came to agreement on a political framework to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. The technical details must be agreed to by June 30, when the current deal with Iran expires.


World Leaders Reach Tentative Deal In Iranian Nuclear Talks

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Iran and six world powers announced Thursday that they have reached a framework that puts them on track for a nuclear deal within three months.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations Continue Past Deadline

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The U.S. says enough progress has been made in talks with Iran to warrant an extension of Tuesday's self-imposed deadline. Secretary of State Kerry remains in Switzerland for another day.


Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Six world powers and Iran will extend their deadline by a day to form a preliminary nuclear agreement.


Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue As Preliminary Deadline Looms

Monday, March 30, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish learns the latest in the nuclear talks with Iran and six world powers taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland. Their deadline to reach a preliminary agreement is midnight Tuesday.


Iran Nuclear Talks Bog Down As Tuesday Deadline Approaches

Monday, March 30, 2015

Talks aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program to peaceful purposes continue. An Iranian negotiator is quoted as rejecting the idea that Iran would ship some of its nuclear fuel out of the country.


U.S. Plays Delicate Dance As Deadline Nears In Iranian Nuclear Talks

Friday, March 27, 2015

As nuclear talks with Iran approach a deadline, the U.S. must ease sanctions enough in order to make a deal with Iran while not letting it off the hook completely.


March Deadline Approaches For Iran Nuclear Talks Deal

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Negotiators from Europe, Russia, China, the U.S. and Iran will be in Lausanne, Switzerland, later this week. They've said the end of March is a make or break deadline to get something accomplished.


Iran Nuclear Talks On Pause As Deadline Looms

Friday, March 20, 2015

With just days left before a self-imposed deadline to reach a framework agreement, stubborn gaps remain on an array of key issues.