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United States

Lisa Barrington

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 16 2018

Hezbollah says Lebanon must be firm in Israel energy dispute

BEIRUT Hezbollah on Friday urged Lebanon to stand firm in its offshore energy dispute with Israel and warned it could act against Israeli oil facilities if necessary, as the U.S. mediates between the two countries.

Feb 15 2018

Tillerson says Hezbollah role is a threat to Lebanon

BEIRUT U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Lebanon on Thursday that the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and involvement in regional conflicts threatened Lebanon's security.

Feb 11 2018

Netanyahu says Israel undeterred after Syria shoots down F-16

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israeli forces would press ahead with Syria operations despite their loss of an advanced warplane to enemy fire for the first time in 36 years. | Video

Feb 11 2018

Syrien schießt erstmals israelisches Kampfflugzeug ab

Jerusalem/Beirut Die syrische Luftabwehr hat am Samstag ein israelisches Kampfflugzeug abgeschossen, das auf dem Rückweg von einem Angriff auf iranische Militäreinrichtungen in dem Land war.

Feb 10 2018

Israeli jet shot down after bombing Iranian site in Syria

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT Anti-aircraft fire downed an Israeli warplane returning from a bombing raid on Iran-backed positions in Syria on Saturday in the most serious confrontations yet between Israel and Iranian-backed forces based across the border. | Video

Feb 09 2018

Lebanon to begin offshore energy search in block disputed by Israel

BEIRUT Lebanon said on Friday it had signed its first offshore oil and gas exploration and production agreements for two blocks, including a block disputed by neighboring Israel.

Feb 09 2018

Lebanon to begin offshore energy search in block disputed by Israel

BEIRUT Lebanon said on Friday it had signed its first offshore oil and gas exploration and production agreements for two blocks, including a block disputed by neighboring Israel.

Feb 08 2018

U.S. dismisses fears of wider war after deadly Syria clashes

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed concerns on Thursday that the United States was being dragged into a broader conflict in Syria, after a major clash with pro-Syrian government forces overnight that may have left 100 or more of them dead.

Feb 08 2018

U.S. envoy tells Lebanon Israel does not want escalation

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM A U.S. envoy has assured Lebanon that Israel does not seek an escalation between the countries following a surge in hostile rhetoric, Lebanese and Israeli officials said on Thursday.

Feb 05 2018

Air strikes pound Syria's last rebel strongholds, gas chokes civilians

BEIRUT Warplanes launched heavy attacks on the two last major rebel-held areas in Syria, killing at least 29 people in the Ghouta suburb near the capital and choking people with gas in Idlib in the northwest, rescue workers and a war monitor said on Monday.

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