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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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Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast: Israeli army

GAZA A Palestinian was killed on Monday when a part of Israel's fortifications on the Gaza border blew up as he tampered with it, the Israeli military said.

Jun 14 2018

Deaths by Israeli fire darken Eid al-Fitr holiday in Gaza

GAZA Israel's killing of at least 125 Palestinians during protests at the Gaza border is casting a shadow in the enclave on its celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Jun 13 2018

West Bank Palestinians urge Abbas to ease sanctions on Gaza Strip

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on their fellow Palestinians in Gaza.

Jun 08 2018

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

GAZA Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said.

Jun 06 2018

Gazans send fire-starting kites into Israel; minister threatens lethal response

ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER Palestinians are sending kites dangling coal embers or burning rags across the Gaza border to set fire to farmland and forests, in a new tactic that an Israeli minister said should be countered with "targeted assassinations". | Video

Jun 02 2018

Israeli military says to probe killing of Gaza nurse

JERUSALEM/GAZA The Israeli military said on Saturday it was investigating the apparent killing by its troops of a Palestinian nurse on Friday during protests along the Gaza border. | Video

Jun 01 2018

Israeli army kills Palestinian nurse in Gaza border protest: medics

GAZA Israeli forces killed a Palestinian nurse on Friday as she tried to help a wounded protester at the Gaza border, according to health officials and a witness, while Israel said militants had attacked its troops with gunfire and a grenade.

May 30 2018

Israel-Gaza border quiet after Hamas announces ceasefire

GAZA The Israel-Gaza border fell quiet on Wednesday under a de facto ceasefire after the most intense flare-up of hostilities between Palestinian militants and Israel since a 2014 war.

May 30 2018

Gaza militants launch barrages across border, Israel hits back with air strikes

GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER Palestinian militants launched their heaviest barrages against Israel since the 2014 Gaza war on Tuesday and Israeli aircraft struck back, in a surge of fighting after weeks of border violence. | Video

May 27 2018

Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing

GAZA Israeli tank shelling killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical officials said, after weeks of border protests that have drawn lethal army fire.

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