Obama Intends to Restart Peace Talks After ElectionsSenior White House source says Obama administration worried about PA collapse, thinking to push plans in UN and int'l community.
White House Denies it will Cut Israeli Aid over Iran DisputeNational Security spokesperson dismisses report that defense aid will be cut over Netanyahu's efforts to stop Iranian nuclear deal.
White House Backs Rice's Comments on Bibi SpeechWhite House spokesman says Susan Rice's comments are "entirely consistent with what the President has already said".
Obama's Iran Policy and Netanyahu's VisitObama 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.”
White House to Ask Congress for 'War Authority' to Fight ISISWhite House reveals details of its request to Congress for a three-year war authority to battle Islamic extremists.
Awkward: Obama Spokesman Defends Downplaying of Paris AttackWhite House spokesman tries to explain president's claims Paris kosher attack was 'random', terrorism threat overstated.
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.
White House Blasts 'Illegitimate' Israeli ConstructionWhite House spokesman warns new Israeli construction will "have detrimental impacts on the ground".
Drone Infiltrates the White HouseWhite House Press Secretary says electronic device found on grounds, but isn't a 'threat' to Obama family.
Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a PloyUS Secretary of State, House speaker welcome Netanyahu's invitation to speak to Congress despite White House's acerbic response.
Labor MK Blames 'Hysterical' Netanyahu for US SnubMK Eitan Cabel accuses Netanyahu of orchestrating his own invitation to Congress after White House gives him an icy response.
White House Cold Over Netanyahu Address to CongressWhite House says PM's address to Congress 'departs from protocol' after it says Israel has not given advance notice of the invitation.
Biden: Jewish Heritage is American HeritageUnited States Vice President takes part in a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony on the White House lawn.
Two Armed Citizens Arrested Outside White House23 year-old Michigan woman the second to be arrested for carrying weapons near Obama within 48 hours.
Iowa Man Arrested Near White House with Rifle and KnifeSecret Service arrests Iowa man after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car.
White House Won't Comment on Obama Letter to KhameneiWhite House spokesman says policy toward Iran remains unchanged, refuses to address report that Obama wrote to Khamenei.
Biden: I Never Apologized to ErdoganContradicting White House statement, Vice President Biden says he never apologized to Turkey's President over comments he made about ISIS.
White House: 'Aspergery' Slur an Unfortunate MisuseWhite House says the use of the term "Aspergery" by unnamed officials was an “unfortunate misuse of language”.
Another Fence Jumper Caught at the White HouseMan who jumped the White House fence attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested.
White House Intruder to Undergo Mental Health EvaluationJudge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife.
White House: Nazis Shouldn't Receive Social SecurityWhite House responds to revelation that suspected Nazis continued to receive benefits even after leaving the country.
Herzog Blasts Netanyahu Over Spat with WashingtonOpposition leader has sharp criticism for Netanyahu after White House spokesman blasts PM for critcizing American values.
White House: Our 'Values' Built Iron DomeThe tit for tat between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the White House on building in Givat Hamatos continued Monday.
Netanyahu’s Escape From WashingtonAn invitation to the White House for an Israeli leader is more like an invitation to a hanging - his own.
Netanyahu: Criticism of Construction is Against American ValuesIn CBS interview, Prime Minister Netanyahu says he is "baffled" by U.S. condemnation of Israeli plans to build in Jerusalem.
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.'
Director of Secret Service Quits Following Security BreachesJulia Pierson, director of the Secret Service, resigns her post, in the wake of the revelation of several serious security breaches.
Did Netanyahu Cave in to White House Demand?White House reportedly demanded that Netanyahu declare commitment to the "two-state solution" before meeting Obama.
White House Intruder Made it Further than Originally SaidOmar J. Gonzalez, who breached White House security, got far further into the building than initially said.
Americans Have Returned After Joining Islamists, US AdmitsObama administration concedes citizens' involvement with ISIS, Al Qaeda for the first time as concern over homegrown terror grows.
Two Men Break into White House Within 24 HoursSecret Service coming under fire after fence-jumper gets all the way to the building, causing evacuation of White House.
White House Insists: No Ground Forces in IraqDespite comments by General Dempsey, White House spokesman insists the U.S. will not deploy ground forces against IS in Iraq.
Obama Says He Has 'Legal Authority' To Strike SyriaWhite House dinner with foreign policy experts hints Obama may reveal Syria airstrikes in Wednesday speech.
ZOA Lashes Out at Obama for Proposed Hamas-Israel EquationUS proposal equates Israel with Hamas - sparking ire from American Jewish groups.
White House 'Ready to Take Action' Against IS in SyriaWhite House says there is serious consideration of military strikes against IS in Syria, as has already been done in Iraq.
Poll: Most Americans Disapprove of Obama's Israel Policy54% of respondents disapprove of the White House's stance on Israel, in a poll showing deep sociopolitical divides.
Watch: Kurdish Activists Stand with Israel Against HamasPro-Israel rally outside the White House joined by Kurdish activists protesting their own people's fight against Islamism.
White House Condemns Renewed Rocket FireIsrael agreed to extend negotiations for a permanent ceasefire but Hamas refused, notes White House spokesman Josh Earnest.
Thousands Rally Against Israel Outside the White HouseIn anti-Israel protest outside the White House, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is equated with Hitler.
White House Welcomes Ceasefire, Calls for Long-Term TruceWhite House says it strongly supports the three-day ceasefire in Gaza, urges "restraint" until it begins.
U.S. Willing to 'Leverage Contacts' to Mediate CeasefireWhite House says it is ready to leverage its relationships in the Middle East to try to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
White House Condemns Gaza Rocket FireWhite House spokesman reiterates Washington supports Israel’s right to self-defense.
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.'
White House: Egypt Death Sentences Deeply TroublingWhite House condemns the death sentences handed in Egypt to 683 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood.
U.S. Criticizes PA Moves, Israel's SanctionsWhite House says the PA's unilateral moves hurt peace, as State Department says Israel's sanctions on the PA are "unfortunate".
White House: No Visa to Iranian Hostage TakerThe Obama administration officially informs Iran that Tehran's choice as its next UN ambassador will be denied a visa.
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.
White House Praises Kerry's 'Tireless' Peace EffortsWhite House spokesman says Kerry's peace efforts are not a waste of time.
Man Who Shot at White House Given 25 YearsOscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House, given 25 years in prison.
U.S. Blasts Saudis for Barring American-Israeli ReporterWhite House criticizes Saudi Arabia after it refuses a visa to an American journalist because he works for The Jerusalem Post.
Turkey's Twitter Ban Met with CondemnationWhite House, State Department and even Turkey's president criticize Ankara's banning of popular social networking site.
U.S. Condemns Iran Over Weapons ShipIran's attempt to send weapons to Gaza is a violation of a UN Security Council resolution, says White House spokesman Jay Carney.
US Official Admits Iran Deal Allows Nuclear R&DInterim deal does not stop Iran from designing new types of centrifuges, a senior White House official admits.
White House Denies Plans to Release Jonathan PollardSpokespeople deny reports that Kerry offered option for Pollard's release, confirms skepticism from activists involved in case.
White House Condemns Assad Over Aleppo AttacksWhite House condemns the Syrian government over its recent air raids on Aleppo that have left more than 300 dead.
White House: No Immediate Plans to Release PollardPresident Obama has no immediate plans to release Pollard, despite revelations about U.S. spying on Israel, say White House officials.
White House: We Collect Information Like All Other CountriesWhite House won't respond to reports that the NSA spied on Olmert and Barak. Israeli officials: We weren't surprised.