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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

25 Mar 2018

Exiled rights activist accuses Bahrain of persecuting kin

DUBAI Sayed Ahmed AlWadaei, a prominent Bahraini rights campaigner exiled in Britain, said on Saturday a Bahraini court had sentenced his wife to two months in jail in absentia this week and that his mother-in-law had begun a hunger strike in jail.

22 Mar 2018

Oasis of calm in shattered region, Dubai steps out as art hub

DUBAI As traditional centers of modern Arab art in Damascus and Baghdad have imploded amid disastrous wars, the sheeny city-state of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has stepped into the vacuum as a major hub for art sales.

16 Mar 2018

Yemen's Houthis and Saudi Arabia in secret talks to end war: sources

ADEN/DUBAI Saudi Arabia and its adversaries in Yemen's armed Houthi movement are holding secret talks to try to end a three-year-old war that has unleashed the world's worst humanitarian crisis, diplomats and Yemeni political sources said.

22 Feb 2018

Fugitive Bahrain militants die at sea en route to Iran: activists

DUBAI Three suspected Bahraini militants wanted on terrorism charges died at sea in unexplained circumstances this month and another is missing, activists said, after they appear to have fled the country by boat headed for Iran.

07 Feb 2018

Nobel laureate says Saudi, UAE "betrayed" Yemen in push to expand influence

DUBAI Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkol Karman called for an end to what she says is a military occupation of her country by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), powerful Arab states she accuses of repressing democratic change in the region.

05 Feb 2018

Iran could be winner, U.S. a loser from UAE-Qatar tensions

DUBAI A rise in tension between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in a row over military flights threatens U.S. strategic interests in the Gulf and could benefit regional rival Iran.

02 Feb 2018

Bahraini exile campaigns against crackdown in Gulf island state

LONDON Stripped of his Bahraini citizenship and living in London exile, rights activist Sayed Ahmed AlWadaei says he speaks for the hundreds of opposition figures made voiceless by imprisonment back home.

02 Feb 2018

Saudi Arabia and UAE suffer Yemen setback as allies fall out

NEHM, Yemen/DUBAI Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pumped billions of dollars into fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, but the Gulf states' three-year campaign risks being derailed after their local allies turned on each other this week.

08 Dec 2017

The last hours of Yemen's Saleh

DUBAI A day before they killed Yemen's former president, gunmen from the Iran-aligned Houthi militia group overran one of Ali Abdullah Saleh’s fortified compounds in Sanaa.

06 Dec 2017

Exiled son of Yemen's Saleh takes up anti-Houthi cause

SANAA/DUBAI The powerful exiled son of Yemen's slain ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh vowed on Tuesday to lead a campaign against the Houthi movement that killed his father after he switched sides in the civil war. | Video

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