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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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09 Apr 2018

As Baghdad life improves, some still seek refuge in its past

BAGHDAD From his 13th-floor balcony in central Baghdad, Salam Atta Sabri likes to reminisce about his city's storied past – the years before Saddam Hussein and the U.S.-led invasion which forever changed it.

23 Mar 2018

Kurdish guerrillas 'withdrawing' in northern Iraq after Turkish threat

ANKARA/BAGHDAD Sources in northern Iraq said on Friday Kurdish PKK guerrillas would withdraw from the Sinjar area, after Turkey threatened cross-border military action against them there.

21 Mar 2018

Bloody scenes of life under Islamic State haunt Mosul returnees

MOSUL, Iraq For residents of the Old City, returning to Mosul is an exercise in trying to forget.

21 Mar 2018

Bloody scenes of life under IS haunt Mosul returnees

MOSUL, Iraq For residents of the Old City, returning to Mosul is an exercise in trying to forget.

21 Mar 2018

Special Report - This man is trying to rebuild Mosul. He needs help - lots of it

MOSUL, Iraq Perched atop a mound of rubble, Abdelsattar al-Hibbu surveyed what remained of his second-floor office: twisted iron and centuries-old stone reduced to dust by an airstrike.

21 Mar 2018

International help for Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq The United States, which led the coalition that invaded Iraq in 2003, has contributed $1.7 billion in humanitarian aid since Islamic State militants overran vast swathes of Iraq's north. This includes $265 million to help displaced people return home and to restore light infrastructure, according to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.

21 Mar 2018

International help for Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq The United States, which led the coalition that invaded Iraq in 2003, has contributed $1.7 billion in humanitarian aid since Islamic State militants overran vast swathes of Iraq's north. This includes $265 million to help displaced people return home and to restore light infrastructure, according to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.

21 Mar 2018

Bloody scenes of life under IS haunt Mosul returnees

MOSUL, Iraq For residents of the Old City, returning to Mosul is an exercise in trying to forget.

19 Mar 2018

Iraq sends money to pay Kurdish salaries for first time since 2014

BAGHDAD Iraq sent money to pay salaries of state employees in the Kurdish region on Monday for the first time since 2014, the Baghdad government said, although a dispute over how much it will send the Kurds in future remains unresolved.

13 Mar 2018

Iraqi PM says will lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region

BAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a decree on Tuesday he would lift a ban on international air traffic to the Kurdistan Region and flights could resume within one week.

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