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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

Nov 06 2017

Libyan state oil firm confirms "security breach" at El Sharara oilfield

TRIPOLI Libya's state oil company said on Monday there had been a "security breach" at its southern El Sharara oilfield on Sunday night.

Nov 02 2017

Libya considering UK extradition request for Manchester bomber's brother

TRIPOLI Libyan authorities are processing a request from Britain to extradite the brother of the bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester in May, but no decision has been taken yet, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

Oct 30 2017

Women find some respite in Libya's 'families only' cafes

TRIPOLI Fashionable cafes springing up in Libya's capital are shutting out single men and catering for women looking for a break from the tensions - political and personal - crowding in around them.

Oct 19 2017

Financial, security woes put Libyan oil recovery on shaky ground

TUNIS/TRIPOLI Libya's oil production revival is being undermined by the same financial, economic and security problems that threaten the promise of stability and a better life for the divided North African nation. | Video

Oct 18 2017

Financial, security woes put Libyan oil recovery on shaky ground

TUNIS/TRIPOLI Libya's oil production revival is being undermined by the same financial, economic and security problems that threaten the promise of stability and a better life for the divided North African nation.

Oct 10 2017

U.N. assisting thousands of migrants in Libyan smuggling hub

TUNIS/TRIPOLI U.N. agencies said on Monday they were trying to provide urgent help to large numbers of migrants held and then stranded in the smuggling hub of Sabratha as rival factions battled for control of the city. | Video

Oct 07 2017

Armed faction takes over protection of Libyan oil and gas complex, fresh concern over migrants

SABRATHA, Libya An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said on Saturday it had taken over protection of the Mellitah oil and gas terminal after expelling a rival group.

Oct 06 2017

Armed force claims victory in Libyan migrant smuggling hub

TRIPOLI/TUNIS An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said it had taken control of the coastal city on Friday.

Oct 04 2017

Islamic State claims deadly attack on court in Libya's Misrata

TRIPOLI Gunmen killed at least four people and wounded nearly 40 on Wednesday in a suicide attack on a court complex in the Libyan city of Misrata, officials and a witness said.

Oct 04 2017

Libya's Sharara oilfield reopens after two-day shutdown: NOC

TRIPOLI/LONDON Production at Libya's giant Sharara oilfield resumed on Wednesday after an armed brigade forced a two-day shutdown, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said.

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