Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon appears in the following:

What's The Deal With The Iran Deal Now?

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A special meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna this week let the U.S. and Iran spell out their starkly different views, and came amid continuing tensions.

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U.S. Calls Emergency Meeting Of International Atomic Energy Agency Over Iran

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The U.S. called an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency to discuss Iran. The two countries traded accusations as they battle to win allies to their side.

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Iran Says It Will Exceed Nuclear Deal's Limits For 2nd Time

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Iran says that Sunday it will exceed one of the limits in the nuclear agreement with world powers.

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Iran Prepares For Higher Uranium Enrichment

Saturday, July 06, 2019

Iran is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by the 2015 nuclear deal, according to a video message from a top aide to the country's supreme leader.

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Iran Exceeds Enriched Uranium Limits, Government Agency Reports

Monday, July 01, 2019

A government press agency in Iran reports that the country is now breaking a fundamental requirement of the 2015 nuclear deal — exceeding the limits set for its stockpile of enriched uranium.

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U.S. Sanctions Take A Toll On Ordinary Iranian Families

Friday, June 28, 2019

Iranians on vacation in Turkey discuss the hard times back home amid U.S. sanctions and pressure. For one couple, it makes it harder to see a son in the U.S.

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What Are Iran's Options In The Standoff With The U.S.?

Monday, June 24, 2019

Iran shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. launched a cyberattack and put new sanctions on Iran. Here is a look at the deepening crisis from Iran's standpoint.

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In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election, Opposition Candidate Wins Again

Monday, June 24, 2019

After results of the March election were annulled, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on Turkey's president.

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U.S. Aircraft Were Ready To Strike Iranian Targets, Reports Say

Friday, June 21, 2019

News outlets report that the White House approved airstrikes on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone, but that the strikes were called off while the aircraft were on their way to attack.

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Drone Shootdown Adds To Tensions Between U.S. And Iran

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. military drone in the Persian Gulf. A U.S. official confirms to NPR that the drone was taken down but disputes the details surrounding the attack.

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Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone. U.S. Says It Was In International Airspace

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has shot down a U.S. drone that was flying in Iranian airspace. A U.S. official confirms the aircraft was downed, but disputes Iran's account of the facts.

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Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Attacked Tankers In Gulf Of Oman

Friday, June 14, 2019

Pointing to a U.S. military video, Trump maintained: "Iran did do it." Meanwhile, the president of the Japanese company operating one of the tankers says he doesn't believe a mine or torpedo was used.

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News Brief: Tanker Attacks, Foreign Election Influence, Sudan Opposition

Friday, June 14, 2019

The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, while Iran denied responsibility. Also, a bill on foreign election influence and a Sudanese opposition leader speaks from hiding.

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Pompeo Says Iran Is Responsible For Attacks On Oil Tankers In The Gulf Of Oman

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran is responsible for Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Persian Gulf.

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Istanbul Residents To Vote In New Election For Mayor June 23

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

In Turkey, residents of Istanbul are angry after their mayoral election results were voided in what appeared to be a power play by the ruling party. They plan to come out in big numbers for the redo.

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Iran Vows To Stop Complying With Parts Of Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

One year after the U.S. withdrew from the nuclear deal, Iran demanded changes from nations that remain part of it. Without moves to improve Iran's economy, it will increase its nuclear efforts.

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Turkish Authorities Order New Mayoral Election In Istanbul

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

In a defeat for Turkey's opposition, election officials have voided the results of the race for mayor of Istanbul and ordered a new election. The ruling party had challenged the results.

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To Turn Turkey's Economy Around, Erdogan May Have To Loosen Control

Monday, April 15, 2019

After some stinging losses in local elections, Turkey's ruling party is trying to revive the economy. But that'll be difficult as long as President Erdogan doesn't want to share power.

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Ahead Of Turkey's Local Election, The Campaign Rhetoric Has Been Harsh

Friday, March 29, 2019

Turkey goes to the polls Sunday for local elections. The campaign rhetoric has been harsh, even by Turkey's standards.

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Turkish President's Comments On Mosque Shootings Prompt Outrage From Australia, New Zealand

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New Zealand and Australia are condemning comments made by Turkey's president comparing the Christchurch mosque shootings and battles between ANZAC forces and Ottoman Turks during World War I.

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