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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

Aug 12 2018

Israeli prison to join Armageddon's list of ancient ruins

MEGIDDO, Israel The end is nigh at Armageddon - at least for an old Israeli prison near the ancient ruins of Megiddo, by tradition the site of the apocalyptic Biblical battle between good and evil. | Video

Jul 19 2018

Palestinians in Jerusalem demolish own homes rather than see Israelis move in

JERUSALEM Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades, saying they would rather destroy them than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in.

May 14 2018

U.S. Jerusalem embassy lies 'at the end of the world'

JERUSALEM "On the edge of wilderness." That is how one of Israel's most famous authors once described the area where the new U.S. Embassy opened in Jerusalem on Monday. Others remember it very differently.

May 23 2018

The U.S. is opening an embassy in Jerusalem. Why is there a furor?

(Corrects May 14 story to show Western Wall is one of the above-ground remains of the ancient temple complex) | Video

Jul 06 2018

West Bank Bedouin remain wary after Israeli court suspends razing of village

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank Palestinians and their supporters marked a temporary victory in a Bedouin village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday after an Israeli judge halted demolition proceedings.

Jun 27 2018

Prince William pays first official British royal visit to occupied West Bank

JALAZONE CAMP, West Bank Prince William paid the first official British royal visit to the Palestinian Territories on Wednesday, touring a refugee camp and telling Palestinians "you have not been forgotten." | Video

Jun 24 2018

Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says U.S. peace plan near

JERUSALEM Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, said Washington would announce its Middle East peace plan soon, and press on with or without Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. | Video

May 14 2018

U.S. Jerusalem embassy lies 'at the end of the world'

JERUSALEM "On the edge of wilderness." That is how one of Israel's most famous authors once described the area where the new U.S. Embassy opened in Jerusalem on Monday. Others remember it very differently.

May 13 2018

The Palestinian whose life spans the 'Catastrophe' of his people

JERUSALEM At 96, Mohammad Mahmoud Jadallah has razor sharp memories of the founding of Israel in 1948, the event that has shaped his life and that of his fellow Palestinians.

May 14 2018

Tote bei Palästinenser-Protesten gegen Israels Staatsgründung

Jerusalem/Grenze zum Gazastreifen Schwere Ausschreitungen bei Palästinenser-Protesten haben die Feierlichkeiten in Israel zum 70. Jahrestag der Staatsgründung überschattet.

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