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Peter Kenyon

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Turkey Disputes Claims It Has The Most Jailed Journalists

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Turkey has been cracking down on journalists — especially local Turkish reporters. Advocates for press freedom rank Turkey as having the greatest number of jailed journalists in the world.


Turkey Calls For New Elections Amid Fighting With Kurds, ISIS

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Turkey's president told voters to be ready for a re-run of parliamentary elections on Nov. 1. The hope is the ruling party regains its majority as conflicts flare with the Kurdish minority and ISIS.


Kurdish Activists Camp Out Between Turkey's Army And Kurdish Fighters

Sunday, August 30, 2015

As an old conflict heats up again in southeastern Turkey, the activists have staked out ground on a sunburned hillside and say they're willing to risk their own lives in order to stop the fighting.


Turkey And ISIS Are Both Fighting The Kurds And Each Other

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

As Turkey escalates its military operations against Kurdish fighters in the country's southeast, Kurds there are bracing for attacks from another enemy at the same time: the Islamic State.


In Turkey, A Kurdish Conflict Flares — Again

Monday, August 24, 2015

With the collapse of a two-year cease-fire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents hunker down for more bloodshed.


Before It Can Hope to Fight Militants, Turkey Has Its Own Troubles To Tame

Saturday, August 22, 2015

At a time when the U.S. hopes Turkey can be a solid ally against ISIS, the country is facing multiple crises of its own: new elections, Kurdish unrest and a migrant wave.


Turkey Hears Criticism For Failing To Control Flow Of Migrants

Monday, August 17, 2015

Turkey is on the defensive for not preventing refugees from going to Western Europe. But the country is already struggling to host the 2 million people who fled the war in Syria.


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.