Peter Kenyon

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In Turkey, Coronavirus Spurs A Surge In Cologne Sales

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Sales of Turkish-made cologne are skyrocketing. Some colognes, made with 80% alcohol, are being embraced for disinfectant properties. Cologne is traditionally offered to house guests to rub on hands.


Coronavirus Spreads In Iran, Piling More Problems On The Sanctions-Hit Country

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

The country has been reeling from pressure reimposed by the Trump administration. Now it is scrambling to cope with the virus that has killed dozens of Iranians, including a senior official.


Turkish Soldiers Killed In An Air Attack, Turkey Blames Syria

Friday, February 28, 2020

Turkey says more than a dozen of its troops were killed in a Syrian airstrike. Turkey faults Syria, and avoided blaming Russia, amid a month of fighting around Idlib province.


Coronavirus Outbreak In Iran Has Tehran Residents Doubting Government Response

Thursday, February 27, 2020

On the street in Tehran, people are wondering if their country has the capacity to deal with the coronavirus outbreak — and whether news of it was suppressed.


3 Countries See Rapid Acceleration Of Coronavirus Cases

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Coronavirus is spreading, and worries are intensifying in three more hot spots: Italy, Iran and South Korea. The World Health Organization says the window to contain it is narrowing.


Iran Voting Turnout In Question Due To Limited Choice — And Coronavirus Scare

Friday, February 21, 2020

Iran holds parliamentary elections today, but two things seem to be holding down turnout — a sense that the choices are limited to hardliners and a fear of a spread of the novel coronavirus.


Parliamentary Elections In Iran Are Dominated By Conservative Candidates

Friday, February 21, 2020

In Iran — after months that have seen conflict with the U.S., protests on the streets and ongoing economic pressure, it looks like hardliners have the upper hand in parliamentary elections.


The Future Of The Iran Nuclear Deal

Saturday, January 18, 2020

The Iran nuclear deal, promising Iran sanctions relief for limited nuclear activity, still exists. European partners want to save the deal but face pressure from both Iran and the U.S.


Iran Struggles To Create An Intranet To Block Global Sites

Friday, January 17, 2020

Recent protests in Iran have rekindled calls by hardliners to cut the country's Internet off from the world. But government dysfunction has made it difficult.


Crowds Lash Out After Iran Admits Plane Was Mistakenly Downed

Monday, January 13, 2020

A week ago Iranians crowded the streets of Tehran mourning the loss of a military leader targeted in a U.S. drone strike. Over the weekend, crowds were lashing out against their government.


After Denial, Iran Now Says It Shot Down Plane

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Iran has now admitted that its own military shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet Wednesday, killing all 176 people onboard.


What's Ahead For Iran In 2020

Friday, December 27, 2019

Few countries have more at stake heading into 2020 than Iran, which is trying to break free from intense U.S. sanctions and to crush dissent at home.


Iranians Fleeing To Turkey

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Iranians facing a crackdown on protests are going for a break, or permanently, to Istanbul, where they're a little more free to talk about the situation back home.


The Situation In Iran Is Leading Many People To Flee The Country

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Iranians facing a crackdown on protests are going for a break, or permanently, to Istanbul, where they're a little more free to talk about the situation back home.


Iran Releases U.S. Prisoner In Exchange

Saturday, December 07, 2019

President Trump confirms in a statement that a Princeton University grad student being held by Iran has been released after more than three years of captivity.


Turkey And NATO Members Face Off Over Kurdish Fighters In Syria

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Turkey threatens to hold up NATO's work unless it labels the Kurdish fighters in Syria who sided with the U.S. in the war against ISIS as terrorists. The West says they are an ally against terror.


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.