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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

Sep 19 2018

UPDATE 2-Egypt "resilient" to emerging market turbulence - minister

CAIRO, Sept 19 Egypt's economy is proving "resilient" in the face of emerging market turbulence and there are additional sources of funding to draw on if needed, the finance minister said on Wednesday.

Sep 14 2018

Libya's divisions

CAIRO Libya is set to miss a mid-September deadline to fix a framework for elections in December, part of a U.N.-led effort to reunify and stabilize a country that splintered after the Nato-backed uprising which overthrew Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

Sep 10 2018

UNRWA seeking more funds from Gulf, Europe after U.S. cuts

CAIRO A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees will target additional funding from Gulf states and European partners as it seeks to make up a $200 million shortfall caused by a U.S. aid cutoff, the agency's head said on Monday.

Aug 29 2018

Clashes shatter illusion of security in Libyan capital

CAIRO/TRIPOLI A bout of fighting in Libya's capital has laid bare the fragility of a militia cartel that had brought a veneer of stability to the city and encouraged the gradual return of foreign diplomats and plans for elections in December.

Jul 16 2018

How unstable is Libya's oil production?

TUNIS After a relatively stable spell, Libya's oil production has see-sawed again because of a standoff at eastern export terminals and the abduction of two workers at the giant Sharara oilfield.

Jul 11 2018

Libyan NOC announces reopening of key oil export terminals

BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday four export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports, ending a standoff that had shut down most of Libya's oil output.

Jul 11 2018

Libyan NOC announces reopening of key oil export terminals

BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday that four export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports, ending a standoff that had shut down most of the country's oil output.

Jul 06 2018

Libyan NOC requests sanctions over push to sell oil from east

TUNIS Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC) is asking for U.N. sanctions against 48 individuals and entities they accuse of trying to sell oil illicitly in a struggle over the country's oil wealth.

Jul 05 2018

Libyan party chief warns of 'fake voters' due to ID card scam

TUNIS The head of one of Libya's main political movements has alleged widespread fraud involving national identity cards, saying this could jeopardize elections that may be held late this year.

Jun 29 2018

Struggle to control Libyan oil ports adds to global supply worries

TUNIS/LONDON Libyan oil production could face protracted disruption as factions in the east seek to seize control of crude exports, adding pressure to a tight global market.

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