United States

Jeffrey Heller

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 18 2018

Israeli stabbed by Palestinian dies of wounds: hospital

JERUSALEM An Israeli security guard died of wounds he suffered in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday carried out by an assailant identified by Israel as a Palestinian.

Mar 12 2018

Israeli PM Netanyahu urges feuding coalition to remain intact

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeatedly urged his feuding coalition partners on Monday to remain in the government, despite speculation he was seeking its collapse and a snap election to help him survive corruption allegations.

Mar 11 2018

Israeli politicians suspect Netanyahu seeks election to survive corruption probes

JERUSALEM A dispute within Israel's governing coalition over military conscription of ultra-orthodox Jewish men stirred speculation on Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to see a snap election to help him survive corruption investigations.

Mar 05 2018

Former Netanyahu spokesman signs state's witness deal in graft probe: Justice Ministry

JERUSALEM A former spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a state's witness deal in one of the corruption cases revolving around the Israeli leader, the Justice Ministry said on Monday.

Mar 05 2018

Trump-Netanyahu meeting is chance to project common front vs. Iran

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold talks on Monday that offer a chance to project a common front against Iran but are expected to do little to advance seemingly stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects.

Feb 22 2018

Confidant of Israel's Netanyahu turns state witness in corruption case: media

JERUSALEM A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state's witness in one of several corruption investigations posing a serious threat to the conservative leader's political survival, local media said. | Video

Feb 20 2018

New corruption cases entangle Netanyahu aides

JERUSALEM Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.

Feb 20 2018

Netanyahu confidants named as suspects in new corruption probe

JERUSALEM Israeli police revealed on Tuesday they had arrested the controlling shareholder and CEO of the country's biggest telecoms company, as well as two former officials with close ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a corruption case. | Video

Feb 13 2018

Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, opening the way for what could be the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing leader's political survival. | Video

Feb 12 2018

White House dismisses idea of U.S.-Israel discussing settlement annexation

JERUSALEM The United States dismissed as false an Israeli assertion on Monday that the two countries were discussing the possibility of Israel annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, in a rare display of discord between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


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