Peter Kenyon

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Iran's President Says Protests Are Over, But The Situation Remains Tense

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Iran claims it has shut down protests but there are signs that the protests have continued, and the internet shutdown shows the situation is still tense.


Higher Gasoline Prices In Iran Fuel Demonstrations

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Iranian government is struggling to clamp down on widespread protests over a rise in fuel prices. Amid U.S. sanctions, the Iranian economy is in trouble.


Turkey Begins To Deport ISIS Fighters Back To Their Home Countries

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Officials in Turkey have begun the process of repatriating hundreds of foreigners fighting for ISIS currently being held in Turkish custody.


Syrian Refugees Who Resettled In Turkey May Have To Move Again

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Turkish troops invaded northern Syria after the U.S. moved troops out of their way. Turkey says it might move more than a million Syrians back over the border into the "safe zone" it's creating.


U.N.'s Syria Envoy To Meet With Foreign Ministers Of Turkey, Iran, Russia

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Foreign ministers from Turkey, Iran and Russia meet in Geneva with the UN envoy for Syria, who's called for an extension of the Russia-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria due to expire today.


In Turkey, Criticism About Military Aggression In Syria Exists But Is Muted

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's military aggression in Syria to create what he calls a safe zone along the border has sparked international concern. But at home, the criticism is more muted.


Trump To Lift Sanctions After Turkey Agrees To Truce In Syria

Thursday, October 24, 2019

President Trump is removing sanctions on Turkey after it agreed to a permanent cease-fire in northern Syria, ending Turkey's military offensive that began when the U.S. pulled troops from the area.


Cease-Fire Along Turkish-Syrian Border Appears To Be Holding

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The cease-fire between Turkey and Syrian Kurds appears to be holding, despite a looming deadline. Turkey's president said the process will not end before all of the Kurds have withdrawn as agreed.


Vice President Pence Visits Turkey To Try And Halt Fighting With Kurds In Syria

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Vice President Pence held talks with Turkey's leader in an effort to halt the fighting with Kurds in Syria that started after President Trump withdrew U.S. forces.


As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw From Syria, Kurds Seek New Ally

Monday, October 14, 2019

The U.S. is preparing to evacuate its anti-ISIS forces from northeast Syria as a Turkish offensive into the region has endangered U.S. troops. Kurds say Syrian troops will fill the void.


Turks And Syrians Living Along Border Say They Are Tired Of Being In The Line Of Fire

Friday, October 11, 2019

Turks and Syrians living along the common border between their countries are caught by the sudden explosion of violence following Turkey's incursion. Overnight, life became more dangerous.


In Northern Syria, Troops From Turkey Advance On Kurdish Forces

Friday, October 11, 2019

Turkish troops continue their offensive in Northern Syria, leaving Kurdish-led forces under threat of being driven out.


Turkish Assault In Northern Syria Prompts Concerns Of A New Humanitarian Crisis

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Casualties are starting to mount with Turkey's incursion into Syria to remove U.S.-allied Kurds. Turkey's president says he wants to create a safe zone. Others see a humanitarian crisis in the making.


Turkey's President Says Incursion Into Syria Underway

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced on Twitter that Turkey has launched its operation to take over a stretch Kurdish-controlled territory in Syria.


Trump Administration To Move U.S. Troops Out Of Northern Syria

Monday, October 07, 2019

Turkey plans to invade Syria as the White House says it will remove U.S. troops from the immediate area. The withdrawal will likely put Kurdish forces that helped the U.S. defeat ISIS in danger.


Justice Efforts For Jamal Khashoggi Were Hindered By Trump Administration's Response

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

In Turkey, the hope was that the Trump administration would do something about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a year ago. But now those hopes have evaporated.


Iran's Hard-Liners May Try To Scuttle Possibility Of Talks With U.S.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Iran's leaders seem to be divided over whether to talk to the U.S. next week during the U.N. General Assembly. Meetings may be especially important after Saudi oil facilities were attacked.


Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia Oil Plants Hit World's Energy Supply, U.S. Says

Monday, September 16, 2019

Oil prices jumped following drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but the U.S. says Iran played a key role.


Amid Complaints Of Housing, Job Shortages, Turkey Orders Refugees Out Of Istanbul

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Turkey's hosting of millions of Syrian refugees has generated a backlash, and the government says too many are living in Istanbul. Some have been ordered to leave within two weeks.


Iran Detains Another Tanker As Tensions Remain High

Monday, August 05, 2019

Iran says it seized an Iraqi oil tanker and its crew in the Persian Gulf, for allegedly smuggling fuel. It's the third such incident in two weeks, and comes amid rising U.S.-Iranian tensions.