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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

14 May 2018

Jews and Muslims celebrate unusual coexistence in Tunisia's Djerba

DJERBA, Tunisia Cyrine Ben Said, a Tunisian Muslim, carried candles and wrote her hopes for the future on an egg in religious ceremony at a synagogue on the southern island of Djerba.

08 May 2018

Independent candidates get most votes in Tunisia's municipal election

TUNIS Independent candidates in Tunisia's first free municipal election gained more votes than major parties Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes, officials said on Tuesday citing preliminary results.

07 May 2018

Tunisia's Ennahda claims victory in landmark local elections

TUNIS Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the country's first free municipal elections, a key step in a democratic transition marred by economic disappointment.

02 May 2018

In Tunisia, Jews gather at Africa's oldest synagogue under tight security

DJERBA, Tunisia Under tight security at Africa's oldest synagogue, Jewish pilgrims on Wednesday staged their biggest religious ceremony in Tunisia since a 2011 revolution undermined security in the North African country.

26 Apr 2018

Tunisia needs dialogue to solve economic crisis - Islamist leader

TUNIS Tunisia needs a national dialogue to end a deadlock over economic reforms in the same way it solved a political crisis in 2013 that almost tore apart the birthplace of the Arab spring, the head of the co-ruling Islamist party said.

05 Apr 2018

International Islamic Trade Finance Corp lends Pakistan $3.285 billion

TUNIS The International Islamic Trade Finance Corp has agreed to lend Pakistan $3.285 billion, its chief executive said on Thursday.

22 Mar 2018

Protesters clash with police in Tunisian mining town over jobs

TUNIS Tunisian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse angry protesters who burned a police station in a mining town in the south of the country to demand jobs and development, witnesses told Reuters.

20 Mar 2018

Tunisair looks to African routes as European battle brews

TUNIS Tunisair is counting on new African routes to drive passenger growth as it prepares for increased competition for flights to and from Europe under an "Open Skies" agreement with the EU.

10 Mar 2018

Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights

TUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men, a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world.

21 Feb 2018

Tunisia sees record tourist numbers in 2018 as attack effect fades

TUNIS, Feb 21 Tourist numbers to Tunisia will hit a record high this year, fully reversing the damage inflicted on the sector by attacks on holidaymakers in 2015, the tourism minister said on Wednesday.

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