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.
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BEIRUT Lebanese voted in their first general election for nine years on Sunday, with the Tehran-backed Hezbollah group and its allies expecting to emerge stronger, a result that would affirm Iran's regional ascendancy from its own borders to the Mediterranean.
BEIRUT Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years.
BEIRUT Muayad al-Dirani was at a medical center in the Syrian town of Douma the night of April 7, when patients started flowing in.
BEIRUT Muayad al-Dirani was at a medical centre in the Syrian town of Douma the night of April 7, when patients started flowing in.
Beirut Russland droht den USA im Streit über einen mutmaßlichen syrischen Giftgasangriff in Duma mit einer militärischen Eskalation.
BEIRUT/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Sunday there would be a "big price to pay" after aid groups said dozens of people were killed by poison gas in a besieged rebel-held town in Syria, an attack the opposition blamed on Syrian government forces. | Video
BEIRUT The last Syrian rebel group in eastern Ghouta near Damascus began withdrawing on Monday under an agreement with the government, state media said, though a military source said a group of insurgents were still rejecting the deal.
BEIRUT Thousands of civilians were fleeing from besieged enclaves at opposite ends of Syria on Friday as two major battles in the multi-sided war entered decisive phases, with hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the path of both assaults.
BEIRUT The war has cost one man part of his liver and intestines. Another his home and work. A third his homeland and studies. | Video
MOSCOW/BEIRUT The Russian military has offered Syrian rebels safe passage out of eastern Ghouta, setting out a proposal to let the insurgents surrender their last major stronghold near Damascus to President Bashar al-Assad, which fighters have so far rejected.