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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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14 Jul 2018

Iraqi protesters storm local government building amid anger over graft

BAGHDAD Protesters stormed the provincial government building in the Iraqi city of Kerbala on Saturday as protests over poor public services and corruption across southern Iraq entered their sixth day.

02 Jul 2018

Iraq still in talks with Turkey, KRG over resuming Kirkuk oil exports

BAGHDAD Iraq is still in talks with Turkey and Kurdish regional authorities to resume Kirkuk oil exports through the Ceyhan port, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi told state-run newspaper al-Sabah on Monday.

28 Jun 2018

Iraqi parliament's term will expire Saturday without extension-speaker

BAGHDAD The Iraqi parliament's term will end on Saturday unless lawmakers vote to extend it until after a recount of votes from a May election is complete, Speaker Salim al-Jabouri said on Thursday.

26 Jun 2018

Iraq says will work with OPEC on output to keep oil prices stable

BAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that Iraq would cooperate with OPEC and non-OPEC states to maintain oil price stability and prevent further price hikes.

28 Mar 2018

OPEC seeks 'very long-term' cooperation with other oil exporters

BAGHDAD OPEC is seeking "very long-term" cooperation with other crude exporters, the secretary general of the oil exporting group said on Wednesday.

28 Mar 2018

OPEC seeks 'very long-term' cooperation with other oil exporters

BAGHDAD OPEC is seeking "very long-term" cooperation with other crude exporters, the secretary general of the oil exporting group said on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2018

Iraq may build oil storage in Japan, South Korea to drive Asian sales

BAGHDAD Iraq is studying the possibility of building crude oil storage facilities in South Korea and Japan as part of a plan to increase sales to Asian clients, the head of the Iraqi state-oil marketer SOMO, Alaa al-Yasiri, said on Tuesday.

21 Mar 2018

In symbolic victory, Iran conquers Iraq's dates market

BAGHDAD It isn't hard to find signs that Iran is winning a proxy war with Saudi Arabia in Iraq.

19 Mar 2018

Iraq sends money to pay Kurdish salaries for first time since 2014

BAGHDAD Iraq sent money to pay salaries of state employees in the Kurdish region on Monday for the first time since 2014, the Baghdad government said, although a dispute over how much it will send the Kurds in future remains unresolved.

18 Mar 2018

Iraq's SOMO chief says targeting more crude sells to Asian markets

BAGHDAD The head of Iraq's state-oil marketer SOMO said on Sunday that Iraq will seek to corner a greater share of Asian markets through a new joint venture strategy.

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