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Oliver Holmes

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 27 2015

Two migrant sisters from Syria, now worlds apart

BEIRUT In a small town south of Beirut, Fawziyeh keeps her apartment immaculately clean despite its crumbling walls and the plastic sheets flapping across its windows. She shares the three-bedroom flat with 12 others including her five children – all, like her, refugees from Syria.

Apr 27 2015

Insight - Two migrant sisters from Syria, now worlds apart

BEIRUT In a small town south of Beirut, Fawziyeh keeps her apartment immaculately clean despite its crumbling walls and the plastic sheets flapping across its windows. She shares the three-bedroom flat with 12 others including her five children – all, like her, refugees from Syria.

Apr 27 2015

Insight - Two migrant sisters from Syria, now worlds apart

BEIRUT In a small town south of Beirut, Fawziyeh keeps her apartment immaculately clean despite its crumbling walls and the plastic sheets flapping across its windows. She shares the three-bedroom flat with 12 others including her five children – all, like her, refugees from Syria.

Apr 17 2015

New restrictions in Lebanon mean Syrian refugees live in fear

BEIRUT New rules in Lebanon, which has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world, have left many thousands of them at risk of abuse from landlords and detention at any time, aid workers and a rights group say.

Apr 15 2015

Fighting adds to plight of destitute refugees in Syrian camp

BEIRUT A bout of fighting between militants over control of the Yarmouk refugee camp on the edge of Damascus has only compounded the misery of residents already suffering from acute shortages of food, clean water and power.

Apr 15 2015

Fighting adds to plight of destitute refugees in Syrian camp

BEIRUT A bout of fighting between militants over control of the Yarmouk refugee camp on the edge of Damascus has only compounded the misery of residents already suffering from acute shortages of food, clean water and power.

Apr 06 2015

Syrian insurgents kidnap then release 300 Kurds - Kurdish official

BEIRUT Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country's north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Apr 06 2015

Syrian insurgents kidnap then release 300 Kurds: Kurdish official

BEIRUT Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country's north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Apr 06 2015

Syrian insurgents kidnap then release 300 Kurds - Kurdish official

BEIRUT Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country's north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Apr 04 2015

Islamic State takes 90 percent of Damascus refugee camp - monitor

BEIRUT Islamic State has taken control of 90 percent of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts where 18,000 civilians have suffered years of bombing, army siege and militia control, a monitoring group said on Saturday. | Video

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