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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

21 Feb 2018

Why Syria's messy war keeps escalating

BEIRUT Despite the collapse of Islamic State last year and a widespread international perception that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is winning the war, there have been major new escalations around the country.

21 Feb 2018

Why Syria's messy war keeps escalating

BEIRUT Despite the collapse of Islamic State last year and a widespread international perception that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is winning the war, there have been major new escalations around the country.

21 Feb 2018

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013

BEIRUT Pro-government forces pounded the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta outside the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, in a surge of violence that a war monitor said had killed at least 250 people since Sunday night. | Video

19 Feb 2018

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin

BEIRUT/ANKARA Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria's northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. | Video

06 Feb 2018

Ancient statues return to Lebanon as war on smuggling intensifies

(This Feb 2 story corrects name of company to Art Loss Register, not Art Loss.)

27 Jan 2018

Turkey says U.S. has promised to stop arming YPG, warns Washington on Manbij

ANKARA/BEIRUT The United States has pledged to stop supplying weapons to a Kurdish militia in Syria, Turkey said on Saturday, calling on Washington to immediately remove its troops from a Syrian town of Manbij that Turkish forces plan to target.

26 Jan 2018

Western, Arab states sidestep Assad fate in Syria proposals

BEIRUT Five Western and Arab states that have backed the rebellion against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad make no reference to his future in a document proposing changes to U.N.-led talks, an apparent recognition of his strong position in the conflict.

27 Nov 2017

Little prospect of Syria peace progress seen in Geneva talks

BEIRUT A breakthrough in U.N.-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva this week seems hardly more likely than in seven failed earlier rounds as President Bashar al-Assad pushes for total military victory and his opponents stick by their demand he leave power.

15 Nov 2017

Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of holding its PM hostage

BEIRUT France said on Wednesday that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who Lebanon's president says is being held hostage by Saudi Arabia, will visit France with his family in coming days.

14 Nov 2017

HINTERGRUND-Wie Saudi-Arabiens Kronprinz das Königshaus säubert

Beirut/Riad Der erste Hinweis darauf, dass etwas nicht stimmt, kam mit einem Brief. Am 4. November teilte das Hotel Ritz Carlton in Riad seinen Gästen mit, dass der normale Hotelbetrieb wegen einer unvorhergesehenen Buchung der Behörden vorübergehend eingestellt werden müsse.

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