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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

24 Oct 2016

Egypt seeks new markets, boosts security as tourism drops

CAIRO Egypt hopes to encourage tourists from new markets like China, Japan and Ukraine, a year after Russia and Britain suspended flights to the land of the Pyramids, the country's tourism minister said.

16 Oct 2016

Egypt completes long-delayed 4G mobile license deals

CAIRO Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr signed licensing agreements on Sunday for the operation of 4G mobile broadband networks in Egypt in deals that will allow the country to introduce long-delayed high speed telecoms services.

04 Aug 2016

Egypt's solar power upset clouds outlook for foreign investors

CAIRO, Aug 4 When Egypt announced plans to develop renewable power in 2014, investors piled in, drawn by year-round sunshine and chronic electricity shortages. Two years on, many projects have stalled, hitting confidence among foreign investors Egypt sorely needs.

03 Aug 2016

Islamic State names new leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram

CAIRO Islamic State has named a new leader of Boko Haram, the Nigerian militant group which last year swore allegiance to it.

19 May 2016

Egypt's first woman rally driver shows desert racing not for men only

CAIRO When Yara Shalaby got lost in the desert during her first race, she felt she had handed victory to all those who had mocked her decision to become Egypt's first woman rally driver.

17 Feb 2016

Egypt to shut prominent NGO that documents alleged rights abuses -security sources

CAIRO Egyptian authorities have ordered the closure of a prominent local non-governmental organisation that documents alleged human rights abuses and treats torture victims, the NGO and security sources said on Wednesday.

16 Feb 2016

Egypt orders arrest of Facebook administrator after unfaithful wives comments

CAIRO Egypt's top prosecutor has ordered the arrest of a Facebook page administrator whose assertion on a popular television talk show that a third of married women in the conservative country are unfaithful caused a social media uproar.

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