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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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20 Oct 2017

Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk

SULAIMANIA/BAGHDAD A senior Iranian military commander repeatedly warned Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq to withdraw from the oil city of Kirkuk or face an onslaught by Iraqi forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, Kurdish officials briefed on the meetings said.

20 Oct 2017

Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk

SULAIMANIA/BAGHDAD A senior Iranian military commander repeatedly warned Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq to withdraw from the oil city of Kirkuk or face an onslaught by Iraqi forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, Kurdish officials briefed on the meetings said.

19 Oct 2017

Vote may have put independence out of reach for Iraqi Kurds

ERBIL The Kurdish independence vote championed by their leader Masoud Barzani was a gamble that may have made his quest for a homeland more elusive than ever. | Video

18 Oct 2017

Defiant Kurds shrug off risk of trade war after independence vote

ZAKHO, Iraq More than three weeks after Iraq's Kurds voted for independence, it's business as usual at the bustling Ibrahim Khalil border crossing with Turkey.

18 Oct 2017

Defiant Kurds shrug off risk of trade war after independence vote

ZAKHO, Iraq More than three weeks after Iraq's Kurds voted for independence, it's business as usual at the bustling Ibrahim Khalil border crossing with Turkey.

11 Oct 2017

How a businessman struck a deal with Islamic State to help Assad feed Syrians

RAQQA/DUBAI While Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was accusing the West of turning a blind eye to Islamic State smuggling, a member of his parliament was quietly doing business with the group, farmers and administrators in the militants' former stronghold said.

05 Oct 2017

Special Report - In Mosul's fall, informers played vital role against Islamic State

MOSUL, Iraq One informer said he hid the sim card from his mobile phone in a water filter to avoid detection by Islamic State. Another concealed his in a sack of rice and made calls to his Iraqi handlers from a basement.

26 Sep 2017

Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict. | Video

25 Sep 2017

Tale of two cities - Kurdish vote lays bare political divisions

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq Some Kurdish leaders describe Monday's referendum on independence as a historic chance for the ethnic group to shape its own destiny after decades of oppression. Yet there was little enthusiasm for voting in the city of Sulaimaniya.

25 Sep 2017

Irakische Kurden stimmen über Unabhängigkeit ab

Erbil/Sulaimaniya Die irakischen Kurden haben ungeachtet internationaler Proteste und gegen den Willen der Zentralregierung über die Unabhängigkeit ihrer Region abgestimmt.

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