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Maayan Lubell

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 13 2018

Israeli government ends feud that sparked snap election talk

JERUSALEM Israel's government settled a dispute on Tuesday that had threatened its survival and prompted speculation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seeking a snap election to help him dodge a corruption probe.

Mar 02 2018

Israeli police question Netanyahu in corruption case

JERUSALEM Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara on Friday for the first time in a corruption case that involves the country's largest telecommunications company, Israel Radio said. | Video

Feb 14 2018

After bribery allegations, Netanyahu's government stable - for now

JERUSALEM Key coalition partners said on Wednesday they would stick with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for now, pending a decision by the attorney general whether to indict him for bribery as recommended by police.

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 06 2018

Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

TEL AVIV Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail. | Video

Feb 06 2018

Israeli minister 'honored' to be barred from Poland over Holocaust bill

WARSAW/JERUSALEM Israel's education minister said on Monday he was "honored" Poland had canceled his visit to Warsaw this week because he refused to back down from condemnation of a bill that would outlaw suggesting Poland was complicit in the Holocaust.

Jan 17 2018

Schools, health could be hit by U.S. cut for Palestinian refugee funds: UNRWA chief

JERUSALEM/GAZA A cut in U.S. funding for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees will affect regional security and could put vital health, educational and food services at risk, its chief said on Wednesday, adding he would appeal for world donations. | Video

Jan 14 2018

Israel says it destroyed Gaza attack tunnel under Egyptian border

GAZA/JERUSALEM Israeli said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt dug by Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave, and that it would destroy all attack tunnels by the year's end.

Jan 08 2018

Israel's anti-trust regulator to look at internet giants

JERUSALEM Israel's anti-trust regulator said it will look at the business practices of internet giants such as Facebook and Google to make sure they are not stifling competition.


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