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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

Dec 08 2017

Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi': Christie's

WASHINGTON New-York based Christie's auction house said on Friday Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism was acquiring Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi," a painting that sold for $450.3 million.

Dec 05 2017

Saudi has completed main wave of arrests in anti-graft purge, minister says

WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia has completed the main wave of arrests in its sweeping crackdown on corruption and is preparing to channel billions of dollars of seized funds into economic development projects, a Saudi minister said on Monday.

Dec 04 2017

'Kiss of death' to two-state solution if Jerusalem declared Israel capital: PLO envoy

WASHINGTON A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would be the "kiss of death" to the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Palestine Liberation Organization's chief representative in Washington said on Monday.

Nov 22 2017

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy $7 billion in precision munitions from U.S. firms: sources

Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense contractors, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that some lawmakers may object to over American weapons having contributed to civilian deaths in the Saudi campaign in Yemen.

Nov 22 2017

U.S. pressed Saudis to ease Yemen blockade: sources

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked Saudi Arabia to ease its blockade of Yemen, two sources said, just days before the Saudi-led military coalition announced on Wednesday it would let aid flow through the Yemeni port of Hodeidah and allow U.N. flights to the capital.

Nov 17 2017

Qatar foreign minister decries 'reckless leadership' in region

WASHINGTON Qatar's foreign minister on Friday criticized "reckless leadership" in the Gulf for a number of crises including the Gulf rift and Lebanon, taking apparent aim at Saudi Arabia.

Nov 11 2017

U.S. signals caution to Saudis despite shared concern about Iran

WASHINGTON Despite President Donald Trump's full-throated support for Saudi Arabia, the United States appears to be signaling a desire for Riyadh to take a more cautious approach in its regional power struggle with Iran, experts say.

Nov 08 2017

Sunni Iraq VP supports PM Abadi for second term with conditions

WASHINGTON Iraq's top Sunni Muslim politician said on Wednesday he would back Shi'ite Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for a new term as long as conditions such as bringing Shi'ite militias under state control and balancing relations with other countries are fulfilled.

Nov 06 2017

Trump praises Saudi purge, voices confidence in King, Crown Prince

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed a move by Saudi Arabia’s future king that tightened his grip on power through the arrests of royals, ministers and investors in an anti-corruption purge.

Nov 06 2017

Trump praises Saudi purge, voices confidence in King, Crown Prince

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed a move by Saudi Arabia’s future king that tightened his grip on power through the arrests of royals, ministers and investors in an anti-corruption purge.

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