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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

19 Oct 2017

Financial, security woes put Libyan oil recovery on shaky ground

TUNIS/TRIPOLI Libya's oil production revival is being undermined by the same financial, economic and security problems that threaten the promise of stability and a better life for the divided North African nation. | Video

18 Oct 2017

Financial, security woes put Libyan oil recovery on shaky ground

TUNIS/TRIPOLI Libya's oil production revival is being undermined by the same financial, economic and security problems that threaten the promise of stability and a better life for the divided North African nation.

10 Oct 2017

U.N. assisting thousands of migrants in Libyan smuggling hub

TUNIS/TRIPOLI U.N. agencies said on Monday they were trying to provide urgent help to large numbers of migrants held and then stranded in the smuggling hub of Sabratha as rival factions battled for control of the city. | Video

08 Oct 2017

Armed faction takes over protection of Libyan oil and gas complex, fresh concern over migrants

SABRATHA, Libya An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said on Saturday it had taken over protection of the Mellitah oil and gas terminal after expelling a rival group.

06 Oct 2017

Armed force claims victory in Libyan migrant smuggling hub

TRIPOLI/TUNIS An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said it had taken control of the coastal city on Friday.

04 Oct 2017

Islamic State claims deadly attack on court in Libya's Misrata

TRIPOLI Gunmen killed at least four people and wounded nearly 40 on Wednesday in a suicide attack on a court complex in the Libyan city of Misrata, officials and a witness said.

04 Oct 2017

Libya's Sharara oilfield reopens after two-day shutdown: NOC

TRIPOLI/LONDON Production at Libya's giant Sharara oilfield resumed on Wednesday after an armed brigade forced a two-day shutdown, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said.

29 Sep 2017

Migrant smuggling crackdown triggered clashes in Libyan city - armed group head

TRIPOLI An armed group in the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha is being targeted because it began stopping migrant boats leaving for Italy, leading to heavy clashes with groups benefiting from the trade, the head of the group said.

28 Sep 2017

Islamic State set up Libyan desert army after losing Sirte - prosecutor

TRIPOLI Islamic State militants in Libya set up a desert army composed of at least three brigades after they lost their stronghold of Sirte last year, a senior prosecutor said on Thursday.

04 Sep 2017

Libyan forces attack Islamic State near former stronghold

BENGHAZI, Libya East Libyan forces said they had launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters after the militants made incursions south and east of their former coastal stronghold of Sirte.

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