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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.

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Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

GAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland. | Video

Apr 19 2018

Key faction says will boycott rare Palestinian parliament session

GAZA A Palestinian Liberation Organisation faction said on Thursday it would not attend a meeting of the most important Palestinian political congress in years, because it wants more factions to be included.

Apr 18 2018

Wounded Gaza cyclist to miss Asian Games after amputation

GAZA A Gaza cyclist's dream of waving the Palestinian flag at the Asian Games has been shattered by an Israeli bullet that caused him to lose his leg after he joined a Gaza border protest.

Apr 14 2018

Thousands of Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border, one dead

GAZA BORDER A Palestinian was killed and more than 200 others wounded during clashes with Israeli troops as thousands gathered in protest along the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, Gaza officials said. | Video

Apr 12 2018

Palestinian Authority pays wages in the West Bank but not Gaza

GAZA The Palestinian Authority did not pay the salaries of its employees in Gaza this month, in a move that could threaten an already-faltering unity deal with its Islamist rivals, Hamas.

Apr 11 2018

Gazans use home-made masks against Israeli tear gas

GAZA BORDER As plumes of tear gas drift across the Israeli no-go zone inside Gaza's border fence, Palestinian protesters dart between them, relying on an array of home-made devices to keep out the fumes.

Apr 09 2018

In Gaza, family lights candles to mourn son on his 14th birthday

GAZAMonday should have been Hussein Madi's 14th birthday. Instead, his family sat mourning him in a tent in Gaza.

Apr 07 2018

Palestinian journalist killed in Israel-Gaza protests

GAZA A Palestinian journalist died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire on Friday while covering deadly protests along the Israel-Gaza border, health officials said.

Apr 06 2018

Israeli troops kill seven Palestinians on day of heightened Gaza border protests: medics

GAZA BORDER Israeli troops shot dead seven Palestinian protesters and wounded at least 200 along the Israel-Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, raising the death toll to 27 in the week-long disturbances. | Video

Apr 05 2018

Israeli fire kills Palestinian at Gaza border, with more protests ahead

GAZA Israeli fire killed a Palestinian at the Gaza border on Thursday and another died of wounds suffered several days ago, health officials said, bringing to 19 the number of Palestinian dead from a week of frontier protests.


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