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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

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 17 2017

Gaddafi son in good health, following politics: family lawyer

TUNIS Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the most prominent son of the former Libyan leader, is in good health and is following the political situation in Libya from his base inside the country, a Gaddafi family lawyer said on Tuesday.

Oct 11 2017

Libya's NOC moves to shield oil output from budget, security risks

LONDON Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) is mobilizing key stakeholders to protect its output, which it said has been curtailed by it only receiving 25 percent of its 2017 budget.

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 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.

Sep 26 2017

U.N. launches new plan to end Libya's post-revolution turmoil

TUNIS The United Nations began a new push on Tuesday to stabilize Libya by getting rival factions to revise the stalled peace plan and set the country on the path to elections.

Sep 21 2017

Armed group seeks legitimacy with Tripoli migrant deal, source says

ROME/TUNIS A powerful armed group, known for smuggling people from Libya, is seeking legitimacy and state security jobs from the Tripoli government in exchange for stopping migrant boats from leaving the coast of Sabratha for Italy, a senior group member said.

Sep 19 2017

U.N. seeks to rally foreign backing for new Libyan peace plan

TUNIS The United Nations is seeking to marshal international support this week for a new push to break a political stalemate in Libya and end the turmoil that followed the country's 2011 uprising.

Aug 24 2017

British foreign secretary visits Libyan strongman, backs ceasefire

TUNIS British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar during a visit to Benghazi on Thursday and urged him to stick to a ceasefire announced in Paris last month and to back U.N.-led efforts to end Libya's conflict.

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