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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

21 Mar 2018

Israeli irrigation firm Netafim sees 50 pct earnings rise by 2020

TEL AVIV, March 21 Israeli drip irrigation pioneer Netafim is targeting 50 percent growth in earnings by 2020 as it leverages the resources and market opportunities offered by its new parent company Mexichem.

20 Mar 2018

Former Israeli spy chief and team of elite hackers form cybersecurity firm

TEL AVIV Retired Mossad chief Tamir Pardo said he has assembled a team of more than 30 hackers from Israel's security and intelligence services into a startup called XM Cyber that seeks to keep companies' networks safe by imitating how real hackers work.

11 Mar 2018

Israel's Viola FinTech to expand fund size, bring in new partners

TEL AVIV, March 11 Viola FinTech, a new financial technology fund from Israel's Viola investment group, expects to bring in new partners and increase the fund's size to as much as $150 million in the next few months.

01 Mar 2018

Exclusive - Israel's El Al seeks international help to access Saudi airspace

TEL AVIV Israel's flag carrier El Al has asked an airline industry lobby group to help it access Saudi Arabian airspace, so it can compete with Air India's [AIN.UL] planned route between India and Israel.

26 Feb 2018

Israel's Bezeq seeks new board members amid police investigation

TEL AVIV The parent company of Bezeq Israel Telecom is seeking to appoint new board members to replace three directors who submitted resignations amid a police investigation of fraud and other securities offences.

22 Feb 2018

Israeli chipmaker TowerJazz profit up, first quarter guidance misses forecast

TEL AVIV Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts, sending its shares down.

21 Feb 2018

New corruption cases entangle Netanyahu aides

JERUSALEM Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.

20 Feb 2018

Netanyahu confidants named as suspects in new corruption probe

JERUSALEM Israeli police revealed on Tuesday they had arrested the controlling shareholder and CEO of the country's biggest telecoms company, as well as two former officials with close ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a corruption case. | Video

20 Feb 2018

Ex-chair, CEO among detainees in probe into Israel's Bezeq Tel

JERUSALEM, Feb 20 Israeli police on Tuesday named the CEO and former chairman of Bezeq among the suspects arrested this week after the markets watchdog uncovered new evidence in an investigation into the country's largest telecom group.

19 Feb 2018

Egyptian firm to buy $15 billion of Israeli natural gas

TEL AVIV An Egyptian company will buy $15 billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10-year agreements announced on Monday, a major deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties.

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