Peter Kenyon appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
As talks continue to try to restart the deal that put limits on Iran's nuclear program, there's a flurry of diplomatic meetings. Iran wants the U.S. to guarantee it'll stick to the deal this time.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The new year brought a steep spike in food prices — within in a currency crisis that has been going on for months. The Turkish president is taking an unorthodox approach to correct the issue.
Saturday, January 01, 2022
For the first time in months, European negotiators report progress in nuclear talks with Iran and the U.S. An agreement would revive an Obama-era pact that President Donald Trump abandoned.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Iran's new president will be looking to show he can improve the country's economy and to tamp down public dissent among Iranians. that might hinge on its nuclear program and relations with the West.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Iran has ramped up its program since the Trump administration abandoned the deal and reimposed sanctions. Negotiators meet for what could be a key phase of talks attempting to restart the agreement.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Turkey's currency has recently hit record lows in value, driving up prices in the country. But the president's recipe for fixing the problem is the opposite of what economists generally recommend.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
There's new leadership in Iran and it's putting a harder edge on the country's position heading into nuclear talks starting Monday, with Europe, China and the U.S.
Monday, November 01, 2021
Among the many problems that people in Afghanistan are dealing with: acute power shortages. And there's a possibility that things will get worse as winter approaches.
Monday, October 25, 2021
Afghanistan is facing crisis on multiple fronts as borders are closed, farmers in the country are facing a drought and the economy is in free-fall.
Friday, October 15, 2021
A suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan has killed at least 37 people. This follows a similar attack last week. What does it mean for Afghan security?
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Recent social media reaction to an event in the Turkish president's family may end up resulting in tighter laws restricting social media in the country.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Iranians have been enduring chronic power cuts and water shortages through a hot summer. When crowds took to the streets to protest, they were met with a violent crackdown by security forces.
Friday, August 20, 2021
A presidential spokesman says media outlets that receive funding from abroad need to be reined in to protect the government from hostile foreign powers.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
Iran is inaugurating new president Ebrahim Raisi — someone already under U.S. sanctions for his role in executions in the 1980s, and who is expected to take a hard line in dealings with the West.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
U.S.-Iran relations are expected to get even tougher when a new Iranian president takes office Thursday. He's a former prosecutor expected to take a hard line inside and outside the country.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
A group of Afghans who fled to Turkey are facing deportation back to their home country: a plight faced by thousands who have sought refuge in Turkey over the last decade and as U.S. troops withdraw.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Five years after an attempted coup shook Turkey and created a sweeping crack down against the president's perceived enemies, journalists look at the state of free speech.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Jamshid Bayrami is an Iranian photographer who dropped out of high school — then became known worldwide for his celebrity shots and protest images, including an iconic one he took in 1999.
Monday, June 28, 2021
As Iranians face 40% inflation, they hope their economy has bottomed out and can't get much worse.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Official figures show that Iran has had about 3 million COVID-19 cases out of a population of 85 million. Iranians believe in vaccines but getting them has been frustrating and slow.