Peter Kenyon

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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.


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 — 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.