Peter Kenyon

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The U.S.-Iran World Cup matchup puts a spotlight on Iran's protest movement

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Iran's players have at times appeared to show solidarity with the protests, even as they say their focus is football. Thousands of protesters have been arrested and hundreds killed, rights groups say.


Iranians feel conflicted about watching the World Cup amid protests at home

Friday, November 25, 2022

Iranians are watching their soccer team at the World Cup in nearby Qatar with mixed feelings about how to show support amid massive freedom protests at home.


Antigovernment protests continue in Iran, along with regime's violent crackdown

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Despite sanctions and calls to ease up, the Iranian government continues to crack down on protests — sometimes using trials and death sentences. The protests are in their third month.


Turkey blames Kurdish group for Istanbul bombing

Monday, November 14, 2022

Turkish authorities blamed a Kurdish group active in Syria. Turkey views the group as the Syrian affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers Party, which it has been battling for decades.


Turkey calls the blast in Istanbul an attack. At least 6 are dead

Sunday, November 13, 2022

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast on Istiklal Avenue. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that the nation will not bow to terrorism.


Turkey could use a new law, purporting to combat disinformation, to silence dissent

Friday, November 04, 2022

A new law purporting to combat disinformation could be used by Turkey to silence dissent.


What changed one Iranian woman's mind on the protests in her country

Friday, November 04, 2022

Like many in Iran, one woman describes how she never thought of taking part in protests until now - despite the intensifying government crackdown.


Protests in Iran over Mahsa Amini's death grow as does the violent response

Friday, October 28, 2022

It's been nearly six weeks since Mahsa Amini died in custody after being detained by Iran's morality police for allegedly wearing her hijab inappropriately. Protests are gaining momentum.


It's been 40 days since Mahsa Amini died in police custody in Iran

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

It's been 40 days since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody in Iran after being detained for not wearing her hijab appropriately, according to the police.


Iran denies that it is supplying weaponry to Russia for use in Ukraine

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Iran is wading into Russia's war on Ukraine with reported plans to sell surface to surface missiles and drones to Moscow. Will Iran's help change the trajectory of this war?


Iranian rock climber returns home after competing without a hijab

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Elnaz Rekabi, the Iranian rock climber who competed without a hijab, returned home to a jubilant crowd at the airport. The question is, how will the Iranian government receive her?


Concerns grow after an Iranian competitive climber competes without a hijab

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Concerns are growing about an Iranian competitive climber who left South Korea after competing in a climbing event without wearing the mandatory hijab.


What we know about the days of chaos behind the walls of Tehran's Evin prison

Monday, October 17, 2022

A fire at Iran's notorious Evin prison has killed at least eight people, according to the state news agency. The prison is where dissidents and political prisoners are incarcerated.


At least four dead and 60 injured in fire at Iran's Evin prison

Sunday, October 16, 2022

At least four people have died, and more than 60 were injured in a fire at Iran's notorious Evin prison, where political prisoners are held.


Security forces in Iran have been trying to crush anti-government protests

Monday, October 10, 2022

Places in Iran are seeing almost de facto martial law as the government tries to shut down protests that are stretching into their fourth week. Dozens of demonstrators are said to have been killed.


The Iranian government plans to use military force on protestors

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Protests spread across Iran this past week after a young woman died in the custody of the so-called morality police. The government is planning to use the military to control the protests.


Women protest in Iran over death of woman arrested by morality police

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Mahsa Amini was arrested for allegedly breaking hijab rules. She died after suffering multiple blows to the head. Now, Iranian women are burning their hijabs and cutting their hair short.


Protests erupt after the death of a young woman arrested by Iran's 'morality police'

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Protests have broken out in several cities in Iran after the death of a young woman who'd been arrested by the so-called "morality police."


Here's what's holding up talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

Monday, September 19, 2022

With elections nearing in the U.S., talks on reviving the nuclear deal with Iran and world powers seem to be hitting a rough patch again.


In latest nuclear talks, the European Union presses Iran to make some decisions

Thursday, August 11, 2022

It's taking longer than expected but there's still an effort to revive the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. The talks include Russia, China, France, Britain, Germany, the U.S. and Iran.