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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

Jun 08 2018

Bomb kills one and wounds 14 in Iraq's Kirkuk

KIRKUK, Iraq At least one woman was killed and 14 people including women and children were wounded late on Friday when a bomb exploded in the ethnically-mixed Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, the military said.

Mar 12 2018

Islamic State attacks kill 10 in northern Iraq - police

KIRKUK, Iraq Islamic State militants killed at least 10 people including a local Sunni tribal sheikh in two separate attacks late on Sunday in Iraq's northern provinces of Mosul and Kirkuk, police and local officials said.

Feb 19 2018

Islamic State kills 27 Iraqi militiamen near Kirkuk

KIRKUK, Iraq Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of pro-government militia fighters near the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 27 of them, the government-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces said on Monday.

Feb 19 2018

Islamic State kills 12 Iraqi militiamen near Kirkuk

KIRKUK, Iraq, Feb 19 Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of government-backed militia fighters near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 12 of them, police and militia commanders said on Monday.

Nov 21 2017

Truck bomb in northern Iraq kills at least 23

KIRKUK, Iraq At least 23 people were killed and 60 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, police and medical sources said on Tuesday.

Nov 05 2017

Two suicide attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk kill at least five

KIRKUK, Iraq Two suicide bombers killed at least five people and wounded more than 20 in an attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

Oct 19 2017

Kurdish forces withdraw to June 2014 lines: Iraqi army commander

KIRKUK, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga forces have retreated to positions they held in northern Iraq in June 2014 in response to an Iraqi army advance into the region after a Kurdish independence referendum, a senior Iraqi commander said on Wednesday.

Oct 18 2017

Kurdish forces withdraw to June 2014 lines - Iraqi army commander

KIRKUK, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga forces have retreated to positions they held in northern Iraq in June 2014 in response to an Iraqi army advance into the region after a Kurdish independence referendum, a senior Iraqi commander said on Wednesday.

Oct 18 2017

Iraks Regierung fordert nach Offensive Kurden zum Dialog auf

Bagdad Nach der Einnahme der Region um Kirkuk durch die irakische Armee hat Ministerpräsident Haider al-Abadi die Kurden zu Verhandlungen aufgerufen.

Oct 17 2017

Kurds abandon territory in the face of Iraq government advance

BAGHDAD/KIRKUK The Baghdad government recaptured territory from Kurds across the breadth of northern Iraq on Tuesday, making startlingly rapid gains in a sudden campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country almost overnight. | Video

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