Obama Intends to Restart Peace Talks After Elections

Senior White House source says Obama administration worried about PA collapse, thinking to push plans in UN and int'l community.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/6/2015, 10:50 AM

White House Denies it will Cut Israeli Aid over Iran Dispute

National Security spokesperson dismisses report that defense aid will be cut over Netanyahu's efforts to stop Iranian nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2015, 6:48 PM

White House Backs Rice's Comments on Bibi Speech

White House spokesman says Susan Rice's comments are "entirely consistent with what the President has already said".Elad Benari, 2/26/2015, 3:15 AM

Obama's Iran Policy and Netanyahu's Visit

Obama does not want Netanyahu in Washington because he considers him a spoiler of his most important foreign policy initiative – an agreement with Iran. The PM might try the military option, and destroy Obama's only foreign policy “success.”Prof. Efraim Inbar, 2/18/2015, 5:28 AM

White House to Ask Congress for 'War Authority' to Fight ISIS

White House reveals details of its request to Congress for a three-year war authority to battle Islamic extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2015, 4:16 AM

Awkward: Obama Spokesman Defends Downplaying of Paris Attack

White House spokesman tries to explain president's claims Paris kosher attack was 'random', terrorism threat overstated.Ari Soffer, 2/10/2015, 11:01 PM

Reform Jewish Leader Calls Bibi Speech a 'Bad Idea'

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of Union for Reform Judaism, joins American Jewish leaders in urging PM to cancel Congress speech.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2015, 8:37 AM

White House Blasts 'Illegitimate' Israeli Construction

White House spokesman warns new Israeli construction will "have detrimental impacts on the ground".Elad Benari, Canada, 1/30/2015, 10:31 PM

Drone Infiltrates the White House

White House Press Secretary says electronic device found on grounds, but isn't a 'threat' to Obama family.Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 1:28 PM

Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a Ploy

US Secretary of State, House speaker welcome Netanyahu's invitation to speak to Congress despite White House's acerbic response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 10:47 PM

Labor MK Blames 'Hysterical' Netanyahu for US Snub

MK Eitan Cabel accuses Netanyahu of orchestrating his own invitation to Congress after White House gives him an icy response.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2015, 9:54 PM

White House Cold Over Netanyahu Address to Congress

White House says PM's address to Congress 'departs from protocol' after it says Israel has not given advance notice of the invitation.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2015, 7:42 PM

Biden: Jewish Heritage is American Heritage

United States Vice President takes part in a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony on the White House lawn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 5:43 AM

Two Armed Citizens Arrested Outside White House

23 year-old Michigan woman the second to be arrested for carrying weapons near Obama within 48 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2014, 8:10 AM

Iowa Man Arrested Near White House with Rifle and Knife

Secret Service arrests Iowa man after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2014, 1:15 AM

White House Won't Comment on Obama Letter to Khamenei

White House spokesman says policy toward Iran remains unchanged, refuses to address report that Obama wrote to Khamenei.Elad Benari, 11/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Biden: I Never Apologized to Erdogan

Contradicting White House statement, Vice President Biden says he never apologized to Turkey's President over comments he made about ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 5:44 AM

White House: 'Aspergery' Slur an Unfortunate Misuse

White House says the use of the term "Aspergery" by unnamed officials was an “unfortunate misuse of language”.Ben Ariel, 10/31/2014, 2:15 AM

Another Fence Jumper Caught at the White House

Man who jumped the White House fence attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2014, 4:16 AM

White House Intruder to Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 4:16 AM

White House: Nazis Shouldn't Receive Social Security

White House responds to revelation that suspected Nazis continued to receive benefits even after leaving the country.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2014, 4:42 AM

Herzog Blasts Netanyahu Over Spat with Washington

Opposition leader has sharp criticism for Netanyahu after White House spokesman blasts PM for critcizing American values.Elad Benari, 10/7/2014, 6:16 AM

White House: Our 'Values' Built Iron Dome

The tit for tat between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the White House on building in Givat Hamatos continued Monday.Yaakov Levi, 10/6/2014, 9:30 PM

Netanyahu’s Escape From Washington

An invitation to the White House for an Israeli leader is more like an invitation to a hanging - his own. Jack Engelhard, 10/6/2014, 5:56 AM

Netanyahu: Criticism of Construction is Against American Values

In CBS interview, Prime Minister Netanyahu says he is "baffled" by U.S. condemnation of Israeli plans to build in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 3:45 AM

US Slammed for Calling Israeli Land Purchase 'Occupation'

Strong criticism leveled on White House 'harsh rhetoric' against Jerusalem housing plans, and false use of term 'occupation.'Hillel Fendel, 10/2/2014, 6:44 PM

Director of Secret Service Quits Following Security Breaches

Julia Pierson, director of the Secret Service, resigns her post, in the wake of the revelation of several serious security breaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2014, 1:14 AM

Did Netanyahu Cave in to White House Demand?

White House reportedly demanded that Netanyahu declare commitment to the "two-state solution" before meeting Obama.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2014, 12:14 AM

White House Intruder Made it Further than Originally Said

Omar J. Gonzalez, who breached White House security, got far further into the building than initially said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2014, 6:14 AM

Americans Have Returned After Joining Islamists, US Admits

Obama administration concedes citizens' involvement with ISIS, Al Qaeda for the first time as concern over homegrown terror grows.Tova Dvorin, 9/22/2014, 9:59 PM

Two Men Break into White House Within 24 Hours

Secret Service coming under fire after fence-jumper gets all the way to the building, causing evacuation of White House.Ari Yashar, 9/21/2014, 12:19 AM

White House Insists: No Ground Forces in Iraq

Despite comments by General Dempsey, White House spokesman insists the U.S. will not deploy ground forces against IS in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 5:13 AM

Obama Says He Has 'Legal Authority' To Strike Syria

White House dinner with foreign policy experts hints Obama may reveal Syria airstrikes in Wednesday speech.Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 12:10 PM

ZOA Lashes Out at Obama for Proposed Hamas-Israel Equation

US proposal equates Israel with Hamas - sparking ire from American Jewish groups.Hillel Fendel, 8/26/2014, 2:07 PM

White House 'Ready to Take Action' Against IS in Syria

White House says there is serious consideration of military strikes against IS in Syria, as has already been done in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2014, 5:55 AM

Poll: Most Americans Disapprove of Obama's Israel Policy

54% of respondents disapprove of the White House's stance on Israel, in a poll showing deep sociopolitical divides.Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 8:37 AM

Watch: Kurdish Activists Stand with Israel Against Hamas

Pro-Israel rally outside the White House joined by Kurdish activists protesting their own people's fight against Islamism.Ari Soffer, 8/10/2014, 10:12 PM

White House Condemns Renewed Rocket Fire

Israel agreed to extend negotiations for a permanent ceasefire but Hamas refused, notes White House spokesman Josh Earnest.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/8/2014, 11:44 PM

Thousands Rally Against Israel Outside the White House

In anti-Israel protest outside the White House, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is equated with Hitler.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2014, 6:20 AM

White House Welcomes Ceasefire, Calls for Long-Term Truce

White House says it strongly supports the three-day ceasefire in Gaza, urges "restraint" until it begins.Elad Benari, 8/1/2014, 4:44 AM

U.S. Willing to 'Leverage Contacts' to Mediate Ceasefire

White House says it is ready to leverage its relationships in the Middle East to try to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/12/2014, 1:01 AM

White House Condemns Gaza Rocket Fire

White House spokesman reiterates Washington supports Israel’s right to self-defense.Elad Benari, 7/9/2014, 3:14 AM

US Manages Only Lukewarm 'Condemnation of Violence'

Upon the news of the murder of three Israeli teens, the US limited itself to a tepid 'condemnation of violence.'Moshe Cohen, 6/30/2014, 11:16 PM

White House: Egypt Death Sentences Deeply Troubling

White House condemns the death sentences handed in Egypt to 683 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2014, 3:12 AM

U.S. Criticizes PA Moves, Israel's Sanctions

White House says the PA's unilateral moves hurt peace, as State Department says Israel's sanctions on the PA are "unfortunate".Elad Benari, Canada, 4/12/2014, 1:01 AM

White House: No Visa to Iranian Hostage Taker

The Obama administration officially informs Iran that Tehran's choice as its next UN ambassador will be denied a visa.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/11/2014, 9:43 PM

White House: Iran's Pick for UN Ambassador 'Not Viable'

The selection of hostage-taker as Iran's UN ambassador is "not viable", says White House spokesman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2014, 4:14 AM

White House Praises Kerry's 'Tireless' Peace Efforts

White House spokesman says Kerry's peace efforts are not a waste of time.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2014, 12:19 AM

Man Who Shot at White House Given 25 Years

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House, given 25 years in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2014, 4:12 AM

U.S. Blasts Saudis for Barring American-Israeli Reporter

White House criticizes Saudi Arabia after it refuses a visa to an American journalist because he works for The Jerusalem Post.Elad Benari, 3/26/2014, 5:46 AM

Turkey's Twitter Ban Met with Condemnation

White House, State Department and even Turkey's president criticize Ankara's banning of popular social networking site.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/21/2014, 11:39 PM

U.S. Condemns Iran Over Weapons Ship

Iran's attempt to send weapons to Gaza is a violation of a UN Security Council resolution, says White House spokesman Jay Carney.Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 1:42 AM

US Official Admits Iran Deal Allows Nuclear R&D

Interim deal does not stop Iran from designing new types of centrifuges, a senior White House official admits.Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 10:20 AM

White House Denies Plans to Release Jonathan Pollard

Spokespeople deny reports that Kerry offered option for Pollard's release, confirms skepticism from activists involved in case.Tova Dvorin, 12/29/2013, 10:53 AM

White House Condemns Assad Over Aleppo Attacks

White House condemns the Syrian government over its recent air raids on Aleppo that have left more than 300 dead.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 6:46 AM

White House: No Immediate Plans to Release Pollard

President Obama has no immediate plans to release Pollard, despite revelations about U.S. spying on Israel, say White House officials.Nir Har Zahav, 12/23/2013, 11:34 PM

White House: We Collect Information Like All Other Countries

White House won't respond to reports that the NSA spied on Olmert and Barak. Israeli officials: We weren't surprised.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/20/2013, 10:01 PM