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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 23 2014

No property bubble looms in Abu Dhabi, executives say

ABU DHABI, April 23 Abu Dhabi remains far from entering a boom-and-bust cycle in its real estate market even though property prices in the wealthy emirate are rising sharply, executives said at a major industry fair.

Feb 21 2014

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

Feb 21 2014

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

Feb 21 2014

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

Feb 05 2014

U.N. expert says UAE judicial system controlled by executive

ABU DHABI The judicial system of the United Arab Emirates is "under the de facto control of the executive branch of the government", a U.N. envoy said on Wednesday, expressing concern about reports of prosecutors being influenced by state security services.

Feb 05 2014

U.N. expert says UAE judicial system controlled by executive

ABU DHABI The judicial system of the United Arab Emirates is "under the de facto control of the executive branch of the government", a U.N. envoy said on Wednesday, expressing concern about reports of prosecutors being influenced by state security services.

Nov 25 2013

UAE's Mubadala, Guinea sign $5 billion bauxite, alumina deal

ABU DHABI Abu Dhabi state-owned investment fund Mubadala has signed a $5 billion agreement with Guinea to develop a bauxite mine and alumina refinery in the West African country to secure raw material for United Arab Emirates' aluminium plants.

Nov 24 2013

Guinea can attract investment for Simandou infrastructure-president

ABU DHABI Guinea's president Alpha Conde on Sunday said he was confident of investor commitments to fund the costly infrastructure on the southern half of the giant Simandou iron ore mine, despite the project missing its production deadline.

Nov 20 2013

Libya aims to issue three Islamic bank licences in 2014 - c.bank

ABU DHABI, Nov 20 Libya hopes to have its first three dedicated Islamic banks operating next year to satisfy unmet demand for sharia-complaint financial services, a senior central bank official said on Wednesday.

Nov 19 2013

Egypt's bank profits to be flat in 2013 - c.bank official

ABU DHABI, Nov 19 Profits at Egypt's banks are likely to be flat this year because of lower Treasury bill yields and a lack of lending opportunities, the deputy governor of the country's central bank said on Tuesday.

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