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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

Feb 18 2018

In boost to reform, Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves bankruptcy law

DUBAI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's cabinet has approved a bankruptcy law, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, giving a boost to efforts to make the kingdom more enticing to investors.

Feb 07 2018

Saudi Arabia plans to seize controlling stake in broadcaster MBC: sources

RIYADH/DUBAI Saudi authorities plan to take ownership of a majority stake in MBC Group, the Middle East's largest private media company, as they move to seize assets from those caught up in an anti-corruption probe, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.

Feb 02 2018

From a luxury 'prison,' an exclusive interview with Saudi Prince Alwaleed

RIYDAH - The global renown of billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal made his involuntary detention in early November at Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel one of the biggest single shocks of Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption crackdown.

Feb 01 2018

For Saudi tycoons freed from detention, cheers and a business challenge

RIYADH Cheering supporters greeted Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal when he arrived at his skyscraper offices in Riyadh after his release from detention in an anti-corruption crackdown. | Video

Jan 30 2018

Saudi Arabia says it has seized over $100 billion in corruption purge

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's government has arranged to seize more than $100 billion through financial settlements with businessmen and officials detained in its crackdown on corruption, the attorney general said on Tuesday. | Video

Jan 29 2018

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released as corruption probe winds down

RIYADH Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the kingdom's top international businessmen, was released from detention on Saturday, more than two months after he was taken into custody in a sweeping crackdown on corruption. | Video

Jan 27 2018

Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed confident his troubles will end soon

RIYADH Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, said on Saturday that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing and released from custody within days, with his vast assets intact.

Jan 26 2018

Exclusive - Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed says he expects to be released in days

RIYADH Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, said on Saturday that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing and be released from custody within days.

Jan 26 2018

Prominent businessmen reach settlements in Saudi corruption probe: source

RIYADH Several prominent businessmen have reached financial settlements with Saudi Arabian authorities in the kingdom's sweeping crackdown on corruption, an official source told Reuters on Friday.

Jan 13 2018

Some shares in Saudi Binladin Group may be transferred to state

ABU DHABI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) said on Saturday some shareholders in the construction giant might transfer part of their holdings to the state in a settlement with authorities, which detained several members of the founding family in an anti-graft drive.

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