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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

27 Jun 2018

Egypt's central bank expected to keep key rates unchanged: Reuters poll

CAIRO Egypt's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rates unchanged at its next monetary policy meeting, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, following sharp increases in fuel and electricity prices that are expected to edge inflation upwards.

20 Jun 2018

Forking out: Egyptians angered by new austerity after Eid feast

CAIRO Many Egyptians hoped to ignore their economic hardship as they celebrated the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Instead, they were told they will have to tighten their belts even more.

28 Mar 2018

In survival mode, Egypt's last permitted Islamists back Sisi

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Egypt's last permitted Islamist party is backing former military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for a second presidential term, a quirk of electoral politics that reflects the precarious state of the country's Islamists.

28 Mar 2018

In survival mode, Egypt's last permitted Islamists back Sisi

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Egypt's last permitted Islamist party is backing former military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for a second presidential term, a quirk of electoral politics that reflects the precarious state of the country's Islamists.

19 Mar 2018

Sisi's only challenger lays low ahead of Egyptian election

CAIRO Days ahead of Egypt's presidential election, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, the only candidate standing against incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is avoiding the limelight.

15 Mar 2018

After turmoil at home, Egypt struggles to revive power abroad

CAIRO When Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman chose Egypt for his first official trip abroad since becoming crown prince, Cairo draped its streets with banners declaring the two countries to be "the beating heart" of the Middle East.

15 Feb 2018

Egypt's military says it killed 53 militants in week-long offensive

CAIRO Egypt's military and police forces have killed 53 Islamist militants and arrested 680 suspects in a week-long offensive to crush insurgents that is focused on the Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesman said on Thursday.

15 Feb 2018

Egypt's military says kills 53 militants in week-long offensive

CAIRO, Feb 15 Egypt's military and police forces have killed a total of 53 Islamist militants and arrested 680 suspects in a week-long offensive to crush insurgents that is focused on the Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesman said on Thursday.

21 Jan 2018

Failure to launch: Egypt opposition hits roadblock on path to presidency

CAIRO Six months into laying the groundwork for his presidential bid, Egyptian hopeful Mohamed Anwar Sadat hit a snag: he could not find a hotel prepared to hire him a space to launch his campaign.

15 Jan 2018

Nephew of assassinated president Sadat says Egypt too repressive for election bid

CAIRO The nephew of assassinated Egyptian president Anwar al-Sadat said on Monday he would not, as widely expected, challenge incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the presidential election because an environment of fear surrounds the vote.

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