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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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12 Feb 2017

Six Gulf nations aiming for simultaneous VAT adoption in January: UAE official

DUBAI Policy makers in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are aiming to introduce a 5 percent value-added tax at the start of next year, despite administrative and technical obstacles, a senior United Arab Emirates finance official said on Sunday.

24 Aug 2014

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the centre of Gaza City.

24 Aug 2014

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the centre of Gaza City. | Video

24 Aug 2014

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the center of Gaza City. | Video

23 Aug 2014

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

GAZA/CAIRO Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt fire and resume peace talks, but violence continued unabated with Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip and Hamas militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

07 Aug 2014

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave. | Video

07 Aug 2014

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave. | Video

07 Aug 2014

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave.

07 Aug 2014

Gaza ceasefire holds on second day, extension talks under way

GAZA/CAIRO A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave.

05 Aug 2014

Israel and Palestinians accept Egyptian-brokered truce, prepare for talks

CAIRO Israel and the Palestinian factions, including Gaza's ruling Islamist Hamas movement, have accepted an Egyptian proposal to cease fire from 0500 GMT (1.00 a.m. EDT) on Aug. 5 for at least three days.

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