Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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

26 Nov 2017

Iran warns it would increase missile range if threatened by Europe

LONDON The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Europe that if it threatens Tehran, the Guards will increase the range of missiles to above 2,000 kilometres, the Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

25 Nov 2017

Iran's Rouhani says Sochi summit "right step, at right time" for Syria

LONDON The trilateral meeting between Iran, Russia and Turkey in the Russian resort of Sochi this week was "a right step, at the right time" for stability in Syria, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad.

14 Nov 2017

Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

09 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Iran's Revolutionary Guards arrest more dual nationals

LONDON Iran's Revolutionary Guards have arrested at least 30 dual nationals during the past two years, mostly on spying charges, according to lawyers, diplomats and relatives, twice as many as earlier reported by local or international media.

25 Oct 2017

Iran sentences 'Mossad agent' to death over scientist killings

LONDON Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists, Tehran's prosecutor said on Tuesday.

11 Oct 2017

Iran hardliners, pragmatists show unity in response to Trump

LONDON A tough line from President Donald Trump has been met by a show of unity from both sides of Iran's political divide, uniting hardliners who cast the United States as an implacable enemy with pragmatists who seek rapprochement with the West. | Video

10 Oct 2017

Pragmatiker und Hardliner im Iran schließen Reihen gegen Trump

London Angesichts der drohenden Strafmaßnahmen von US-Präsident Donald Trump haben die rivalisierenden politischen Flügel im Iran demonstrativ die Reihen geschlossen.

09 Oct 2017

Iran promises 'crushing' response if U.S. designates Guards a terrorist group

LONDON Iran promised on Monday to give a "crushing" response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

06 Oct 2017

Keeping the competition out: Iran startups thrive despite sanctions

LONDON Low on cash but high on hope, Iran's technology entrepreneurs are learning to live with revived hostility in the United States and growing suspicion - or worse - from hardliners at home.

27 Sep 2017

Iran vows to stand with Baghdad, Ankara against Iraqi Kurds' independence push

LONDON Tehran vowed on Tuesday to stand alongside Baghdad and Ankara against the outcome of an independence referendum staged by Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq, a day after thousands of Iranian Kurds marched in support of the vote.


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