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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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.
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
SANAA/DUBAI Veteran former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in a roadside attack on Monday after switching sides in Yemen's civil war, abandoning his Iran-aligned Houthi allies in favour of a Saudi-led coalition, foes and supporters said.
DUBAI Four supporters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh were killed in clashes with their supposed allies from the Houthi movement in the centre of the capital Sanaa on Wednesday, his party said.
MARIB, Yemen At a hospital in the Yemeni city of Marib, demand for artificial limbs from victims of the country's war is so high that prosthetics are made on site in a special workshop.
DUBAI World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. | Video
DUBAI Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. | Video
DUBAI The latest hit Saudi song has the swaying rhythms and sparse vocals typical of the Gulf Arab pop music, but its message is an unusually forceful attack on former ally Qatar - and the gloves are off.
DUBAI Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh appears to have patched up a violent rift with his allies in the armed Houthi movement, but the drama has left friends and foe alike wondering anew at the wily political survivor's next move.
ABU DHABI The United Arab Emirates urged Iran and Turkey on Tuesday to end what it called their "colonial" actions in Syria, signaling unease about diminishing Gulf Arab influence in the war.