White House: Iran payment not ransom nor leverageWhite House acknowledges $400 million payment to Iran was related to the release of American prisoners, but denies it amounted to ransom.
White House condemns Turkey terror attackUnited States condemns terrorist attack in Gaziantep “in the strongest possible terms”.
US sued over aid to IsraelA lawsuit claims that US aid to Israel is illegal, since Israel won't sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Survivors of slain troops brief White HouseIsraeli and U.S. nonprofits that offer counseling to survivors of troops killed in military service join for a briefing to the White House.
White House plays down alleged Trump plagiarismWhite House spokesman Josh Earnest says similarities in Melania Trump's speech to that of First Lady show that American values are shared.
Dallas shooter not connected to terroristsWhite House says that man who killed police officers in Dallas did not have connections to terrorist organizations.
White House: We support TurkeyUnited States condemns terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport, stresses its support for Turkey.
White House against increasing aid to IsraelWhite House announces it is against Congress' proposal to add $455 million to the budget for Israeli missile defense procurement.
White House briefly under lockdown after shootingShooting near the presidential residence causes lockdown at White House. President Obama was not on the premises.
White House screens 'Rosenwald' for Heritage MonthWhite House screens documentary about Jewish philanthropist to mark Jewish American Heritage Month.
'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.
White House Jewish liaison fighting anti-SemitismChanan Weissman, White House's new Jewish liaison, worked in State Dept. to combat anti-Semitism worldwide.
White House backs Biden's criticism of IsraelWhite House spokesman says there is significant frustration with Israel, after Biden blasts Israel at J Street conference.
White House reaffirms commitment to SinaiUnited States stresses it is committed to peacekeeping efforts in the Sinai and is considering technology to supplement it.
White House: Assad role in unity a 'non-starter'White House says Syrian President should not be part of any transitional unity government.
White House demands N. Korea release studentThe United States accuses North Korea of jailing an American student for political reasons, calls for his release.
U.S. surprised about Netanyahu canceled visitWhite House spokesman says the Americans learned from the media that Netanyahu is canceling his visit.
White House rejects pro-Israel trade billObama openly opposes only one section in new bill that calls to fight boycott of Israel; 'history will show Obama actively advanced BDS.'
White House believes Levinson is no longer in IranWhite House spokesman says the administration has “reason to believe” missing former FBI agent is no longer in Iran.
White House: Not yet ready to lift Iran sanctionsWhite House says Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has not yet been verified.
White House denies there was an apology to IranWhite House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.
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.
White House: Iran to finish nuclear work in weeksWhite House deputy national security adviser says Iran is expected to finish the work it needs to trigger implementation of deal soon.
White House throws a serious Hanukkah partyHearing the US President speak about message of Hannukah is a truly inspiring event, says party attendee Robbie Medwed.
White House 'relieved' Trump postponed Israel tripWhite House spokesman welcomes Trump's postponement of his Israel trip, says the trip could have inflamed the Middle East.
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.
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.
White House: Trump's comments 'contrary to values'White House officials condemn Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the United States.
Gaping holes in US Secret Service securityCongressional report reveals multiple incidents between 2011 and 2015, blames poor management and budgetary cuts.
Obama's T-giving ruined by White House lockdownAs president celebrates Thanksgiving holiday, a person jumps over newly upgraded fence, causing Secret Service to scramble.
ISIS threatens White House in new videoOfficials in Washington examining veracity of latest ISIS video, in which the group threatens the White House.
Obama to veto legislation on refugee screeningWhite House declares Obama will veto a Republican bill to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees.
White House condemns Beirut blastsWhite House condemns twin bomb blasts in Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanese capital.
White House 'concerned' over eastern JerusalemWhite House spokesman objects to Netanyahu's reported plan to take away ID cards from Jerusalem Arabs.
Watch: Obama Can't Blame Palestinians for TerrorSpokesman says demand to 'end incitement' is same for Abbas and Netanyahu, throws in Temple Mount red herring.
White House: Iran Missile Test Violated ResolutionUnited States admits a recent Iranian missile test was a violation of a UN resolution, but says nuclear deal will not be affected.
White House 'Concerned' Over Ongoing ViolenceWhite House spokesman urges Israelis and Palestinians to restore calm amid ongoing terrorism.
White House: Iran Cooperating with IAEAWhite House spokesman says Iran is cooperating with UN inspectors, doesn't address fact that Iran self-inspected Parchin.
Obama Invites Suspended Muslim Teen to White HouseObama invites to White House a 14-year-old who was suspended from school after his clock was mistaken for a bomb.
White House Given All-Clear After LockdownWhite House was placed on a security lockdown for close to an hour after an unattended package is found across the street.
White House: Sanctions Relief if Iran CompliesWhite House spokesman says Iran will only see sanctions relief if it complies with the nuclear deal.
White House 'Encouraged' by Support for Iran DealWhite House welcomes support in the Senate for Iran agreement, says it will keep working with lawmakers to more backing.
White House Confident it Has Support for Iran DealWhite House spokesman believes there is enough support in Congress to sustain a veto of a resolution to reject Iran agreement.
Obama Trying to Keep Congress from 'Spoiling' DealWhite House spokesman says Obama is focused on building enough support for the Iran deal to have it pass in Congress.
White House 'Confident' IAEA Can Investigate IranWhite House downplays report that UN's atomic agency may allow Iran to self-inspect some suspected nuclear sites.
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.
White House: We'll Defend Rebels with AirstrikesWhite House confirms it will defend American-backed rebels in Syria with airstrikes if necessary.
White House Condemns Turkey Suicide BombingWhite House condemns suicide bombing in Turkey that killed at least 30 people and was blamed on ISIS.
White House Infographics Barrage on Iran DealWhite House Twitter feed drowns nay-sayers with deluge of infographics explaining the deal it reached with Iran.
Will US Lift Iran Arms Embargo? White House DodgesPress Secretary Earnest bobs around whether Obama will lift arms embargo on leading terror sponsor, finally admits the issue is 'opaque.'
White House: We've Never Been Closer to Iran DealWhite House spokesman says that while an agreement with Iran is close, negotiators should come home if key issues not resolved soon.
White House Condemns 'Heinous' AttacksWhite House condemns spate of terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, offers support to the affected countries.
White House: Israel Has Right to Self-DefenseWhite House reaffirms Israel’s right to self-defense after UN report on Gaza, adds it awaits "further outcomes" of Israel's investigation.
White House Slams Offensive Obama TweetWhite House blasts Interior Minister's wife, Judy Nir Mozes Shalom, for racism, likens joke to 'politician trying to sell books.'
White House Confirms Death of Yemeni Qaeda LeaderWhite House confirms death of Nasser al-Wuhayshi in airstrike, says it was a "major blow" to the organization.
White House Relishes 'Jerusalem Not Israel' RulingPress Secretary Earnest welcomes passport ruling at Supreme Court, saying it gives president authority to recognize borders.
White House: Israel Has the Right to Defend ItselfWhite House reaffirms Washington’s support for Israel's right to defend itself after Israel retaliates for rocket attack on Ashkelon.