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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 26 2017

Egypt election in view, Sisi supporters fire up campaign for mandate

CAIRO Six months before Egypt's election, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's supporters are petitioning for him to run, rallying around the former military commander whose popularity critics say has been dimmed by austerity reforms, security problems and a crackdown on dissidents.

Jul 20 2017

Shock in Egyptian knife attacker's home after Germans killed

KAFR AL-SHEIKH, Egypt Hours before leaving his northern Egyptian hometown for the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, the man accused of stabbing two German tourists to death ate a simple lunch with his mother and asked her to pray for him.

Jul 19 2017

Some former Sisi allies turn critics as Egypt election nears

CAIRO Some of the people who helped propel Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to power are calling for his replacement in an election next year, a sign of a shift in the still widespread view that he is a force for stability.

Jul 16 2017

Cairo police clash with Nile island residents, at least one dead, 56 injured

CAIRO At least one person has been killed and dozens injured in clashes between police and residents of a Nile island in Cairo, when security forces attempted to demolish illegal buildings, the ministry of Interior said in a statement.

Jun 29 2017

Nephew of assassinated Egyptian president mulls election run

CAIRO The nephew of assassinated Egyptian president Anwar al-Sadat says the current leadership has stifled freedom of expression so tightly the only way to criticize the government and address the country's ills is to run for president.

Jun 16 2017

Iran should stop interfering in Iraq, Iraqi VP Allawi says

CAIRO Iran's support to Shi'ite groups in Iraq is obstructing efforts to bridge the sectarian divide ahead of a parliamentary election next year, Iraqi Vice President Iyad Allawi said on Friday.

Jun 15 2017

Opposition grows to Egypt's plan to cede islands to Saudi Arabia

CAIRO Prominent Egyptian political parties on Thursday criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's plan to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia and urged people to take to the streets in protest.

Jun 05 2017

Anxious Egyptians fear for jobs in Qatar after diplomatic rift

CAIRO Anxious Egyptians flooded their community leaders in Qatar with calls on Monday after learning that Cairo had cut ties with the wealthy Gulf state where they have made their home.

Jun 05 2017

Anxious Egyptians fear for jobs in Qatar after diplomatic rift

CAIRO Anxious Egyptians flooded their community leaders in Qatar with calls on Monday after learning that Cairo had cut ties with the wealthy Gulf state where they have made their home.

Jun 05 2017

Anxious Egyptians fear for jobs in Qatar after diplomatic rift

CAIRO Anxious Egyptians flooded their community leaders in Qatar with calls on Monday after learning that Cairo had cut ties with the wealthy Gulf state where they have made their home.

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