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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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18 Mar 2012

Oman warns on military confrontation with Iran

MUSCAT Oman, located strategically on the opposite side of the Strait of Hormuz from Iran, said the risk of military conflict between Tehran and the West was rising but there was still plenty of opportunity to negotiate peace.

15 Mar 2012

Major UAE currency houses halt Iran rial business

DUBAI, March 15 Major money exchange houses in the United Arab Emirates have stopped handling Iranian rials over the last several weeks, executives at the houses said, further reducing Iran's ability to trade and obtain hard currency.

01 Mar 2012

Next UBS chairman: Europe banks face severe woes

ABU DHABI Former European central banker and chairman-designate of Swiss bank UBS Axel Weber said that he saw the problems facing European banks as the toughest unresolved part of the euro zone debt crisis, with much-needed capital hard to come by.

01 Mar 2012

Next UBS chairman: Europe banks face severe woes

ABU DHABI, March 1 Former European central banker and chairman-designate of Swiss bank UBS Axel Weber said that he saw the problems facing European banks as the toughest unresolved part of the euro zone debt crisis, with much-needed capital hard to come by.

29 Feb 2012

U.S. targets Dubai bank over Iran dealings

DUBAI The U.S. government has forced Dubai-based Noor Islamic Bank to stop channeling billions of dollars from Iranian oil sales through its accounts, part of Western measures to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program.

29 Feb 2012

Volcker urges more reform beyond trading curbs

ABU DHABI Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, who lent his name to historic restrictions on banks' financial market trading, says regulators should not back down in imposing the curbs and that additional reforms to markets are necessary.

29 Feb 2012

Volcker urges more reform beyond trading curbs

ABU DHABI, Feb 29 Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, who lent his name to historic restrictions on banks' financial market trading, says regulators should not back down in imposing the curbs and that additional reforms to markets are necessary.

16 Feb 2012

New Maldives president says willing to call early election

DUBAI The Maldives' new leader said a presidential election could be held before the scheduled date of October 2013 provided conditions were right for a free and peaceful poll, after his predecessor quit last week amid a dramatic police mutiny.

16 Feb 2012

New Maldives president says willing to call early election

DUBAI The Maldives' new leader said a presidential election could be held before the scheduled date of October 2013 provided conditions were right for a free and peaceful poll, after his predecessor quit last week amid a dramatic police mutiny.

16 Feb 2012

New Maldives president says willing to call early election

DUBAI The Maldives' new leader said a presidential election could be held before the scheduled date of October 2013 provided conditions were right for a free and peaceful poll, after his predecessor quit last week amid a dramatic police mutiny.

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