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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.

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11 Dec 2017

U.S. agency to help Iraq recover from Islamic State despite Trump aid cuts

BAGHDAD The United States is committed to helping Iraq recover from three years of war against Islamic State despite President Donald Trump cutting the foreign aid budget, a senior official in its main government aid agency has said.

10 Dec 2017

Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State

BAGHDAD An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State on Sunday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling "victory day" in Arabic. | Video

10 Dec 2017

Iraq declares final victory over Islamic State

BAGHDAD Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State on Saturday after Iraqi forces drove its last remnants from the country, three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq's territory. | Video

10 Dec 2017

U.S. agency to help Iraq recover from IS despite Trump aid cuts

BAGHDAD The United States is committed to helping Iraq recover from three years of war against Islamic State despite President Donald Trump cutting the foreign aid budget, a senior official in its main government aid agency has said.

05 Dec 2017

Coalition says fewer than 3,000 IS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria

BAGHDAD The United States-led international coalition fighting Islamic State estimates that fewer than 3,000 fighters belonging to the hardline Sunni militant group remain in Iraq and Syria, its spokesman said on Tuesday.

05 Dec 2017

Iraq accused of violating due process for Islamic State suspects

BAGHDAD Iraqi federal and Kurdish regional judiciaries are violating the rights of Islamic State suspects with flawed trials, arbitrary detentions under harsh conditions and broad prosecutions, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.

02 Dec 2017

France's Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias

PARIS/BAGHDAD French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on Iraq to dismantle all militias, including the government-sanctioned, Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), a rare public call to do so by a major Western leader. | Video

29 Nov 2017

May meets Iraqi PM Abadi in Baghdad

BAGHDAD British Prime Minister Theresa May met with her Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday, an Iraqi government spokesman said, her first visit to Iraq since coming to power last year.

23 Nov 2017

Iraqi militia indicates will hand heavy guns to army after IS quashed

BAGHDAD A prominent Iraqi militia indicated on Thursday it would give any heavy weapons it had to the military once Islamic State was defeated and rejected a proposed U.S. congressional bill designating it a terrorist group.

17 Nov 2017

Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

BAGHDAD Iraqi forces on Friday captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, signalling the collapse of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate.

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