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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

20 May 2018

Unemployed threaten Libya oilfields feeding Es Sider; production normal

BENGHAZI, Libya A group of unemployed Libyan youths will shut down oilfields in Marada town in the east unless demands for better state services are met, the group said on Sunday.

08 May 2018

Libyan commander declares 'zero hour' for campaign to take city

BENGHAZI, Libya Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar announced the start of military operations to "liberate" the eastern city of Derna on Monday after his forces clashed with rival militias on the city's outskirts.

27 Apr 2018

Libyan commander Haftar back in Benghazi after medical treatment

BENGHAZI, Libya Veteran military commander Khalifa Haftar, the most powerful figure in eastern Libya, returned to Benghazi on Thursday after a two-week absence during which he received medical treatment in Paris.

25 Mar 2018

U.S. says killed two "terrorists" in southern Libya air strike

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya U.S. forces said they had killed "two terrorists" in an air strike in southwestern Libya on Saturday as part of efforts to deny militants a safe haven in the country's vast desert.

07 Mar 2018

Benghazi looks to preserve historic buildings shattered by war

BENGHAZI, Libya In Benghazi's historic centre, many of the landmark Ottoman and Italian-era buildings have been wrecked by years of war.

05 Mar 2018

Libya's NOC resumes pumping at El Sharara oilfield: sources

LONDON/BENGHAZI, Libya Pumping at Libya's El Sharara oilfield resumed on Monday, an oil engineer and Libyan oil source said, a day after output had been halted after a landowner closed a valve on a pipeline crossing his land.

04 Mar 2018

Libyan El Sharara oilfield in shutdown from pollution protest

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's giant El Sharara oilfield was shut down on Sunday after a local landowner closed a valve in protest against pollution near a pipeline crossing his land.

10 Feb 2018

Bombing at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills two, wounds 75 - medics

BENGHAZI, Libya Two people were killed and 75 wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.

24 Jan 2018

Toll rises to 35 in car bombing outside Benghazi mosque

BENGHAZI, Libya The toll from a twin car bombing at a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi rose to 35 on Wednesday, medics said, one of the highest from a single attack since Libya slid into turmoil after a 2011 uprising. | Video

24 Jan 2018

Twin car bombs kill more than 30 in Libya's Benghazi - officials

BENGHAZI, Libya A double car bombing in the east Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 33 people dead and dozens more wounded, including senior security figures and civilians, officials said.


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