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White House: Iran payment not ransom nor leverage

White House acknowledges $400 million payment to Iran was related to the release of American prisoners, but denies it amounted to ransom.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 6:12 AM

White House condemns Turkey terror attack

United States condemns terrorist attack in Gaziantep “in the strongest possible terms”.Ben Ariel, 8/22/2016, 1:12 AM

US sued over aid to Israel

A lawsuit claims that US aid to Israel is illegal, since Israel won't sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.JTA, 8/12/2016, 1:46 PM

Survivors of slain troops brief White House

Israeli and U.S. nonprofits that offer counseling to survivors of troops killed in military service join for a briefing to the White House.JTA, 8/11/2016, 5:56 AM

White House plays down alleged Trump plagiarism

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says similarities in Melania Trump's speech to that of First Lady show that American values are shared.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2016, 6:32 AM

Dallas shooter not connected to terrorists

White House says that man who killed police officers in Dallas did not have connections to terrorist organizations.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2016, 11:32 PM

White House: We support Turkey

United States condemns terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport, stresses its support for Turkey.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 6:13 AM

White House against increasing aid to Israel

White House announces it is against Congress' proposal to add $455 million to the budget for Israeli missile defense procurement.Elad Benari, 6/15/2016, 2:16 AM

White House briefly under lockdown after shooting

Shooting near the presidential residence causes lockdown at White House. President Obama was not on the premises.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/20/2016, 11:17 PM

White House screens 'Rosenwald' for Heritage Month

White House screens documentary about Jewish philanthropist to mark Jewish American Heritage Month.JTA, 5/19/2016, 3:03 AM

'No aircraft where Hezbollah leader was killed'

White House spokesman says no aircraft from international coalition were in the area where Mustafa Badr al-Din was reportedly killed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/13/2016, 9:26 PM

White House Jewish liaison fighting anti-Semitism

Chanan Weissman, White House's new Jewish liaison, worked in State Dept. to combat anti-Semitism worldwide.JTA, 5/13/2016, 1:27 AM

White House backs Biden's criticism of Israel

White House spokesman says there is significant frustration with Israel, after Biden blasts Israel at J Street conference.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2016, 6:16 AM

White House reaffirms commitment to Sinai

United States stresses it is committed to peacekeeping efforts in the Sinai and is considering technology to supplement it.Elad Benari, 4/13/2016, 4:15 AM

White House: Assad role in unity a 'non-starter'

White House says Syrian President should not be part of any transitional unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 4:43 AM

White House demands N. Korea release student

The United States accuses North Korea of jailing an American student for political reasons, calls for his release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 6:29 AM

U.S. surprised about Netanyahu canceled visit

White House spokesman says the Americans learned from the media that Netanyahu is canceling his visit.Elad Benari, 3/8/2016, 12:13 AM

White House rejects pro-Israel trade bill

Obama openly opposes only one section in new bill that calls to fight boycott of Israel; 'history will show Obama actively advanced BDS.'Ari Yashar, 2/12/2016, 8:10 AM

White House believes Levinson is no longer in Iran

White House spokesman says the administration has “reason to believe” missing former FBI agent is no longer in Iran.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2016, 3:44 AM

White House: Not yet ready to lift Iran sanctions

White House says Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has not yet been verified.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/15/2016, 9:39 PM

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 12:13 AM

Washington doubtful North Korea tested an 'H-bomb'

Officials in Washington confirm North Korea carried out a nuclear deal but are skeptical it tested a hydrogen bomb.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2016, 1:15 AM

White House: Iran to finish nuclear work in weeks

White House deputy national security adviser says Iran is expected to finish the work it needs to trigger implementation of deal soon.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2016, 6:33 AM

White House throws a serious Hanukkah party

Hearing the US President speak about message of Hannukah is a truly inspiring event, says party attendee Robbie Medwed.Raphael Poch, 12/13/2015, 1:07 PM

White House 'relieved' Trump postponed Israel trip

White House spokesman welcomes Trump's postponement of his Israel trip, says the trip could have inflamed the Middle East.Elad Benari, 12/11/2015, 12:16 AM

Presidents light fourth candle at White House

'Maccabees fought for liberty, freedom of religion,their traditions, and for our traditions,' Israeli President says at ceremonial lighting.Shoshana Miskin, 12/10/2015, 1:01 PM

White House: Iranian tests 'a source of concern'

White House spokesman says Washington is looking into reports Iran violated UN resolutions with yet another ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2015, 1:12 AM

White House: Trump's comments 'contrary to values'

White House officials condemn Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the United States.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2015, 5:44 AM

Gaping holes in US Secret Service security

Congressional report reveals multiple incidents between 2011 and 2015, blames poor management and budgetary cuts.Tova Dvorin, 12/4/2015, 12:07 PM

Obama's T-giving ruined by White House lockdown

As president celebrates Thanksgiving holiday, a person jumps over newly upgraded fence, causing Secret Service to scramble.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 10:49 PM

ISIS threatens White House in new video

Officials in Washington examining veracity of latest ISIS video, in which the group threatens the White House.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2015, 4:43 AM

Obama to veto legislation on refugee screening

White House declares Obama will veto a Republican bill to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2015, 6:12 AM

White House condemns Beirut blasts

White House condemns twin bomb blasts in Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanese capital.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2015, 4:44 AM

White House 'concerned' over eastern Jerusalem

White House spokesman objects to Netanyahu's reported plan to take away ID cards from Jerusalem Arabs.Nitsan Keidar, 10/27/2015, 1:13 AM

Watch: Obama Can't Blame Palestinians for Terror

Spokesman says demand to 'end incitement' is same for Abbas and Netanyahu, throws in Temple Mount red herring.Ari Yashar, 10/14/2015, 8:47 AM

White House: Iran Missile Test Violated Resolution

United States admits a recent Iranian missile test was a violation of a UN resolution, but says nuclear deal will not be affected.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2015, 4:15 AM

White House 'Concerned' Over Ongoing Violence

White House spokesman urges Israelis and Palestinians to restore calm amid ongoing terrorism.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2015, 12:13 AM

White House: Iran Cooperating with IAEA

White House spokesman says Iran is cooperating with UN inspectors, doesn't address fact that Iran self-inspected Parchin.Elad Benari, 9/22/2015, 4:42 AM

Obama Invites Suspended Muslim Teen to White House

Obama invites to White House a 14-year-old who was suspended from school after his clock was mistaken for a bomb.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2015, 5:14 AM

White House Given All-Clear After Lockdown

White House was placed on a security lockdown for close to an hour after an unattended package is found across the street.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2015, 11:45 PM

White House: Sanctions Relief if Iran Complies

White House spokesman says Iran will only see sanctions relief if it complies with the nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 3:14 AM

White House 'Encouraged' by Support for Iran Deal

White House welcomes support in the Senate for Iran agreement, says it will keep working with lawmakers to more backing.Ben Ariel, 9/3/2015, 1:15 AM

White House Confident it Has Support for Iran Deal

White House spokesman believes there is enough support in Congress to sustain a veto of a resolution to reject Iran agreement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/29/2015, 12:39 AM

Obama Trying to Keep Congress from 'Spoiling' Deal

White House spokesman says Obama is focused on building enough support for the Iran deal to have it pass in Congress.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 12:13 AM

White House 'Confident' IAEA Can Investigate Iran

White House downplays report that UN's atomic agency may allow Iran to self-inspect some suspected nuclear sites.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 6:16 AM

White House: Schumer Decision 'Not Surprising'

White House spokesman says the decision by senior Democrat to oppose the Iran deal was disappointing but not surprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/8/2015, 12:20 AM

White House: We'll Defend Rebels with Airstrikes

White House confirms it will defend American-backed rebels in Syria with airstrikes if necessary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2015, 5:12 AM

White House Condemns Turkey Suicide Bombing

White House condemns suicide bombing in Turkey that killed at least 30 people and was blamed on ISIS.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2015, 3:12 AM

White House Infographics Barrage on Iran Deal

White House Twitter feed drowns nay-sayers with deluge of infographics explaining the deal it reached with Iran.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2015, 6:26 PM

Will US Lift Iran Arms Embargo? White House Dodges

Press Secretary Earnest bobs around whether Obama will lift arms embargo on leading terror sponsor, finally admits the issue is 'opaque.'Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 8:54 AM

White House: We've Never Been Closer to Iran Deal

White House spokesman says that while an agreement with Iran is close, negotiators should come home if key issues not resolved soon.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2015, 1:39 AM

White House Condemns 'Heinous' Attacks

White House condemns spate of terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, offers support to the affected countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/26/2015, 8:26 PM

White House: Israel Has Right to Self-Defense

White House reaffirms Israel’s right to self-defense after UN report on Gaza, adds it awaits "further outcomes" of Israel's investigation.Elad Benari, 6/23/2015, 6:13 AM

White House Slams Offensive Obama Tweet

White House blasts Interior Minister's wife, Judy Nir Mozes Shalom, for racism, likens joke to 'politician trying to sell books.'Reut Hadar, 6/22/2015, 10:59 PM

White House Confirms Death of Yemeni Qaeda Leader

White House confirms death of Nasser al-Wuhayshi in airstrike, says it was a "major blow" to the organization.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2015, 4:16 AM

White House Relishes 'Jerusalem Not Israel' Ruling

Press Secretary Earnest welcomes passport ruling at Supreme Court, saying it gives president authority to recognize borders.Ari Yashar, 6/9/2015, 9:19 PM

White House: Israel Has the Right to Defend Itself

White House reaffirms Washington’s support for Israel's right to defend itself after Israel retaliates for rocket attack on Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 6/8/2015, 5:15 AM