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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

Apr 05 2018

Egypt prosecutor orders website editor detained for 15 days: sources

CAIRO An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Thursday that a news website's editor-in-chief be detained for 15 days pending investigations, judicial sources and one of his lawyers said.

Mar 27 2018

Amid slow voting, Egypt's Sisi cruises toward victory

CAIRO Egyptian authorities pressed for a high turnout on Tuesday on the second day of a presidential election expected to give President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi a sweeping victory in the absence of real competition, in a contest dismissed by critics as sham.

Mar 26 2018

Sisi to win Egyptian election but seeks high turnout

CAIRO/ALEXANDRIA Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election that guarantees victory to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, running virtually unchallenged with all credible candidates intimidated or locked up. | Video

Jan 11 2018

Ex-military chief of staff to run in Egyptian presidential election

CAIRO Former military chief of staff General Sami Anan will run in Egypt's upcoming presidential election, the party he leads said on Thursday, days after the most serious potential challenger to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pulled out.

Nov 29 2017

Sinai carnage presses Egypt to seek new alliance with tribes

NORTH SINAI, Egypt An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai has prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose support will be critical in attempts to defeat Islamic State, security and military sources said.

Nov 26 2017

Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack

ISMAILIA, Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windows.

Nov 26 2017

Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack

ISMAILIA, Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windows.

Sep 04 2017

Saudi Arabia seeks Islamic tourism boost in test for heritage, tradition

MECCA/RIYADH A few steps away from Mecca's Grand Mosque, a dozen empty towers rise into the sky above the holy city visited by millions of Muslim pilgrims every year.

Sep 03 2017

Pilgrims return to Mecca as haj winds down without incident

MECCA More than two million pilgrims participating in the haj this week began returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims winds down.

Sep 03 2017

Muslims at haj are worried about Trump's policies towards them

MECCA/RIYADH Even at Islam's holiest sites and during the most sacred time of year for Muslims, some people cannot stop talking about Donald Trump.

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