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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

08 Dec 2017

Israeli minister sees Trump 'hint' at Jerusalem partition with Palestinians

JERUSALEM An Israeli cabinet minister said on Friday the phrasing of U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital suggested an openness to eventual Palestinian control of part of the city, though he predicted Israel would oppose this.

08 Dec 2017

Israeli minister sees Trump 'hint' at Jerusalem partition with Palestinians

JERUSALEM An Israeli cabinet minister said on Friday the phrasing of U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital suggested an openness to eventual Palestinian control of part of the city, though he predicted Israel would oppose this.

08 Dec 2017

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising over Trump's Jerusalem plan

JERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. | Video

07 Dec 2017

Hamas ruft nach Trumps Entscheidung zu neuer Intifada auf

Jerusalem/Gaza-Stadt Die radikalislamische Palästinenser-Organisation Hamas hat nach der Jerusalem-Entscheidung von US-Präsident Donald Trump zu einer neuen Intifada gegen Israel aufgerufen.

29 Nov 2017

Israel to appoint new envoy to Jordan in bid to heal ties - source

JERUSALEM Israel plans to appoint a new ambassador to Jordan in a bid to calm Amman's anger over the current envoy's handling of a shooting by an embassy guard in July that has strained relations, an Israeli diplomatic source said on Wednesday.

22 Nov 2017

Israeli veteran, government clash over alleged abuse of Palestinian

JERUSALEM An Israeli ex-soldier who serves as a spokesman for a group that documents alleged abuses of Palestinians has set off a legal tussle with the Israeli authorities by saying he himself beat a detainee.

12 Nov 2017

Israel signals free hand in Syria as U.S., Russia expand truce

JERUSALEM Israel signalled on Sunday that it would keep up military strikes across its frontier with Syria to prevent any encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, even as the United States and Russia try to build up a ceasefire in the area.

02 Nov 2017

Fighting Israel's foes in U.S. courts, lawyer had help from Mossad

JERUSALEM An Israeli lawyer has shed light in a new book on the role the Mossad intelligence agency has played in U.S. litigation she pursues against the international financing of Israel's enemies.

31 Oct 2017

Seven killed as Israel destroys tunnel dug under Gaza border

GAZA/JERUSALEM Seven Palestinian militants were killed on Monday when Israel blew up what it said was a tunnel being dug underneath the Gaza Strip border. | Video

24 Oct 2017

Israeli brass casts doubt on blaming shelling on Hezbollah

JERUSALEM Israeli military officials were quoted on Monday rowing back from an assertion by the defence minister that Hezbollah was behind a spate of shelling from Syria, which could increase tension on Israel's northern frontier.

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