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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

Aug 04 2017

Blaze sweeps through Dubai skyscraper for second time

DUBAI A fire ripped through one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai on Friday, the latest in a series of fires in tall structures in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf's tourism and business hub, over the past three years. | Video

Jun 23 2017

Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

DUBAI/DOHA Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.

Jun 23 2017

Arabische Staaten stellen Katar ultimativ Forderungen

Dubai Vier arabische Staaten haben Katar ihre Bedingungen für ein Ende ihres Boykotts übermittelt.

Jun 22 2017

House of Saud unites behind king's son - for now

DUBAI The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has ended two years of speculation about a behind-the-scenes rivalry near the pinnacle of royal power, but he still has to win over powerful relatives, clerics and tribesmen.

Jun 21 2017

Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's King Salman made his son next in line to the throne on Wednesday, handing the 31-year-old sweeping powers as the kingdom seeks a radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy and faces mounting tensions with regional rival Iran. | Video

Jun 21 2017

Modernisierer wird neuer Kronprinz in Saudi-Arabien

Dubai Saudi-Arabiens König Salman hat mit der Ernennung seines erst 31-jährigen Sohns Mohammed bin Salman zum neuen Kronprinzen die Machtfrage im Herrscherhaus geklärt und den Modernisierungskurs festgezurrt.

Jun 19 2017

New assertive generation of Gulf leaders at heart of Qatar rift

DUBAI Two years after launching headfirst into a conflict in Yemen that has no end in sight, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have astonished the world again, this time with a severe boycott of neighboring Qatar.

Jun 19 2017

New assertive generation of Gulf leaders at heart of Qatar rift

DUBAI Two years after launching headfirst into a conflict in Yemen that has no end in sight, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have astonished the world again, this time with a severe boycott of neighbouring Qatar.

Jun 08 2017

Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis, UAE tightens squeeze on Qatar

DUBAI/DOHA U.S. President Donald Trump offered on Wednesday to help resolve a worsening diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab powers as the United Arab Emirates invoked the possibility of an economic embargo on Doha over its alleged support of terrorism. | Video

Jun 07 2017

How Saudi Arabia and allies strong-armed Qatar, blindsided U.S.

DUBAI One of the first signs of the crisis in which four Arab states have cut ties with Qatar came in a phone call from an anxious government adviser to a Reuters journalist early on May 24.

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