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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

07 Aug 2017

In the ruins of an Iraqi city, memories of Agatha Christie

NIMRUD, Iraq Agatha Christie lived here once, but only memories remain of the time the world's best-selling fiction writer spent among the ruins of the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud.

31 Jul 2017

Iraqi general sees easy victory over exhausted IS fighters in Tal Afar

MOSUL, Iraq A senior Iraqi general predicted a relatively easy victory for his forces in the upcoming battle for the Islamic State haven of Tal Afar as up 2,000 fighters and their families there are "worn out and demoralised". | Video

21 Jul 2017

Mosul morgue workers struggle to cope with 'river of blood'

MOSUL, Iraq The fridges are nearly full at the morgue in Mosul where the casualties of war with Islamic State are stored.

21 Jul 2017

Iraqis numb pain of Islamic State in newly re-opened bar

QARAQOSH, Iraq In a town ravaged by the war against Islamic State, amid ransacked homes and shuttered shops, a flashing sign above the entrance to one business beckons visitors: "Welcome", it reads.

17 Jul 2017

As Islamic State militants routed in Iraq, their families fear reprisals

BARTELLA, Iraq Their husbands, sons and brothers are dead, but the women and children Islamic State militants left behind will live to pay the price for their actions.

11 Jul 2017

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, three years after the militants seized the city and made it the stronghold of a "caliphate" they said would take over the world.

10 Jul 2017

Iraks Regierungschef erklärt offiziell Sieg über IS in Mossul

Mossul/Erbil Der irakische Ministerpräsident Haider al-Abadi hat formell die Rückeroberung der Großstadt Mossul von der Extremistenmiliz Islamischer Staat verkündet.

08 Jul 2017

With Mosul victory at hand, displaced residents ponder uncertain future

HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq Victory over Islamic State may be close at hand in the battle for Mosul but many of the almost one million city residents displaced by months of fighting are in no mood to celebrate.

08 Jul 2017

With Mosul victory at hand, displaced residents ponder uncertain future

HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq Victory over Islamic State may be close at hand in the battle for Mosul but many of the almost one million city residents displaced by months of fighting are in no mood to celebrate.

14 Jun 2017

Iraqi Christian girl freed from Islamic State says 'mum, dad' again

ERBIL, Iraq A six-year old Iraqi Christian girl, kidnapped by Islamic State when she was three, was reunited with her family on Friday, and getting used to saying "mum" and "dad" once more.

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