Peter Kenyon

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After Nightclub Attack, Fear Descends On Secular Turks

Sunday, January 08, 2017

After the New Year's attack on a nightclub in Istanbul that left 39 dead, secular Turks feel like years of pressure are now outright danger. Some are leaving areas that could be targets for attack.

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Turkish Authorities Continue Search For Istanbul Nightclub Attacker

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Authorities continue to search for the attacker who killed dozens during a New Year's celebration at an Istanbul nightclub. There are various reports on what leads police have for finding a suspect.

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Turkish Authorities Are On The Hunt For Istanbul Nightclub Gunman

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Thirty-nine people were killed in the shooting. A Turkish news channel says a passport belonging to a man from Kyrgyzstan matches a man identified by officials as the suspect in Sunday's attack.

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Turkish Police Continue Hunt For Gunman In Deadly Nightclub Attack

Monday, January 02, 2017

Turkey has detained eight people in connection with Sunday's shootings, but police continue to search for the gunman, who remains at large. ISIS claims responsibility for the attack that left 39 dead.

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Suspect At Large In Turkish Nightclub Attack; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Monday, January 02, 2017

Istanbul is recovering from another attack on its citizens. At least 39 people were killed in an armed attack in the early hours of New Year's Day. A manhunt is on to find the main suspect.

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Turkey Nightclub Attack Leaves 39 Dead; Suspect Not In Custody

Sunday, January 01, 2017

At least 39 people have been killed and dozens other injured in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul. A man suspected of carrying out the attack has not been apprehended yet.

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Filmmaker Documents Battle To Retake Mosul With Those Fighting It

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

As Iraqi army and Kurdish forces battle to take the city of Mosul away from ISIS forces, a Kurdish filmmaker is shooting a real-time war drama about some of those giving their lives in the struggle.

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In 2017, Will Turkey Choose Better Relations With The U.S. Or Russia?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Turkey's 2016 was one of terror attacks and an attempted military coup that will overshadow the coming year. As 2017 nears, Turkey may move away from the West toward a closer relationship with Russia.

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In A Syrian Suburb Cleared Of Rebels, A Gradual Return To Everyday Life

Sunday, December 25, 2016

In some areas of Syria, local truces have averted deadly military takeovers. But in a suburb north of Damascus, rebel fighters say their departure resulted more from coercion than negotiation.

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Turkish Police Continue Investigation Into Killing Of Russian Ambassador

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Turkish authorities track down more information on how a member of their own police assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey.

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Russian Ambassador To Turkey Assassinated In Ankara

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Russian ambassador to Turkey was fatally shot by an attacker in an art gallery in Ankara on Monday. The attack comes as Turkey and Russia are in a flurry of regional talks about Syria.

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At A Makeshift Iraqi Court, Harsh Justice For Those Accused Of Aiding ISIS

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Working in difficult circumstances, lawyers and judges do their best to administer justice. NPR was present at a trial of a man accused of repairing ISIS vehicles. He and relatives denied ISIS links.

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Civilians Face Heightened Danger As Iraqi Forces Fight To Retake Mosul

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

As the number of injuries and deaths increase for civilians in Mosul and Iraqi troops trying to liberate them from ISIS, it raises questions about guidance that civilians should stay in place.

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Returning To Damascus, A City Changed By War

Thursday, December 01, 2016

NPR's Peter Kenyon recently spent a week in Damascus after an 8-year absence. He found a changed city and strong strains of anti-American feeling. But the U.S. isn't the only target of Syrian anger.

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More Civilians Flee ISIS-Held Iraqi City Of Mosul

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Iraqi Army, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias are all grinding toward the city of Mosul. Civilians are fleeing the city in greater numbers, resigning themselves to spending winter in a tent.

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Turkey's Leader And Supporters Give Trump Benefit Of The Doubt — For Now

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Last year, Turkey's president condemned Trump and suggested his name be removed from two skyscrapers in Istanbul. But now the government and its supporters say they're glad he won.

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Trump Victory Casts Doubt Over Fate Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to tear up the deal that limits Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief on economic sanctions. NPR takes a look at the fate of the Iran deal and how Trump's plans might play out.

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People Around The World React To U.S. Election Results

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

With the election over, we talk with NPR reporters in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America about what America's new leadership means around the world.

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Syria's Leading Sculptor Keeps Creating In A Time Of Destruction

Friday, November 04, 2016

Mustafa Ali hunkers down in Damascus' Old City and sculpts figures that have made him famous in the Mideast and Europe. But his work has grown darker as the war grinds on.

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Syrian Government Invites Western Journalists To Damascus

Monday, October 31, 2016

In an unusual step, the Syrian government invited dozens of journalists from western outlets to Damascus to hear the regime's point of view.

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