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Ayman al-Warfalli

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

Mar 07 2018

Benghazi looks to preserve historic buildings shattered by war

BENGHAZI, Libya In Benghazi's historic center, many of the landmark Ottoman and Italian-era buildings have been wrecked by years of war.

Mar 05 2018

Libya's NOC resumes pumping at El Sharara oilfield: sources

LONDON/BENGHAZI, Libya Pumping at Libya's El Sharara oilfield resumed on Monday, an oil engineer and Libyan oil source said, a day after output had been halted after a landowner closed a valve on a pipeline crossing his land.

Mar 04 2018

Libyan El Sharara oilfield in shutdown from pollution protest

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's giant El Sharara oilfield was shut down on Sunday after a local landowner closed a valve in protest against pollution near a pipeline crossing his land.

Feb 09 2018

Bombing at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills two, wounds 75: medics

BENGHAZI, Libya Two people were killed and 75 wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

Jan 24 2018

Toll rises to 35 in car bombing outside Benghazi mosque

BENGHAZI, Libya The toll from a twin car bombing at a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi rose to 35 on Wednesday, medics said, one of the highest from a single attack since Libya slid into turmoil after a 2011 uprising. | Video

Jan 24 2018

Twin car bombs kill more than 30 in Libya's Benghazi: officials

BENGHAZI, Libya A double car bombing in the east Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 33 people dead and dozens more wounded, including senior security figures and civilians, officials said.

Jan 21 2018

Mines still claim legs and lives in Libya's Benghazi, months after war ceased

BENGHAZI, Libya As military deminers warily picked their way through streets wrecked by war in Benghazi, a loud blast rang out - a familiar sound in the Libyan city, areas of which are riddled with deadly explosives and booby traps.

Jan 11 2018

Dozens of migrants arrested in east Libya and face deportation

BENGHAZI, Libya Authorities in eastern Libya said on Thursday they had arrested and would deport 81 migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who had escaped from smugglers after failing to reach Europe.

Jan 03 2018

Wounded Libyans struggle as fighting in Benghazi draws to close

BENGHAZI, Libya Economics student Mutassim al-Misrati lost his leg in an RPG attack in April 2014 while fighting in Benghazi, his home city.

Jan 01 2018

Libya's AGOCO looks to fix power problems hampering output

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 1 Libya's Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) is hoping to resolve power problems by the end of March that are keeping production well below potential, its chairman said on Monday.


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