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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 Others

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

Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

White House threatened to use its veto power against legislation that would impose new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 12/20/2013, 2:16 AM

Rice Hosts Israeli Delegation for Talks on Iran

White House says that Obama's national security adviser hosted meetings with Israeli officials to talk about the deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 12/16/2013, 3:12 AM

Report: U.S. May Let Iran Continue Enriching

The White House is examining ways to enable Iran to have its own “domestic” uranium enrichment program.Elad Benari, 12/4/2013, 5:13 AM

White House: No New Sanctions

White House: Passing new sanctions on Iran, even with a delayed launch date, would give Iran an excuse to undermine the interim deal.Elad Benari, 12/4/2013, 3:13 AM

Liberman to Meet with Kerry in Washington

FM flying to US this week after talks resume with PA, as polls show Israeli confidence in US relationship plummeting.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 12/3/2013, 12:39 PM

Iran: US Fact Sheet Lies About Deal

Iranian officials accuse White House fact sheet on nuclear deal of being 'one-sided,' misleading and 'not true.'Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 8:41 AM

Kerry: New Sanctions Are a 'Mistake'

White House, State Department warn lawmakers that toughening the sanctions on Iran at this time would be wrong and lead to war.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 3:16 AM

White House: Bibi's Criticism 'Premature'

The United States rejects Israel’s criticism of a proposed deal with Iran over its nuclear program, says "there is no deal" yet.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 8:22 PM

U.S.: Iran Showed 'Seriousness' in Geneva Talks

Iran showed a greater level of "seriousness and substance" in nuclear talks, says White House spokesman.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 12:12 AM

White House: Sanctions Are Affected by Shutdown

U.S. efforts to pressure Iran, Syria and others are inhibited by the government shutdown, says White House press secretary.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/5/2013, 12:28 AM

White House to Support Retroactive Pay

White House says it will support legislation that would retroactively pay federal workers who have been furloughed due to the shutdown.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2013, 11:06 PM

US 'Understand's Israeli Skepticism on Iran'

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary responds to Netanyahu's warnings to Iran at the UN.Adam Ross, 10/2/2013, 10:54 AM

U.S.: Report Proves Assad Used Chemicals

Susan Rice: UN report reinforces our assessment that the Syrian regime was behind the chemical attack.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 4:13 AM

Man Throws Firecrackers at White House

The White House was locked down after a man threw firecrackers over the outer fence, hours after Washington gun massacre.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 3:16 AM

White House: Syria Intervention Will be Limited

The U.S. is looking at a response to Syrian use of chemical weapons that is "very discrete and limited", says White House spokesperson.Elad Benari, 8/30/2013, 12:16 AM

U.S. Denies Aid to Egypt Was Cut Off

Media reports suggesting that the United States has cut aid to Egypt are inaccurate, says White House spokesman.Elad Benari, 8/21/2013, 5:14 AM

U.S. Slams Turkish Prime Minister

After Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan made comments about Israel's connection in Morsi's ousting, The White House quickly reprimands him.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/20/2013, 10:16 PM

U.S.: If Iran is Serious, We're a Willing Partner

Iran will find the United States a "willing partner" if Rouhani is prepared for serious talks on its nuclear program, says the White House.Elad Benari, 8/5/2013, 5:44 AM

Top U.S. Officials Meet Over Al-Qaeda Threat

Top U.S. officials are reviewing the threat of a terrorist attack that has led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates.Elad Benari, 8/4/2013, 5:39 AM

Jimmy Carter Taking 'Private Trip' to North Korea

White House seeks to distance itself from former President Carter's plans to travel to North Korea, calling it a “private trip.”Rina Tzvi, 7/30/2013, 6:46 PM

White House Condemns Egypt Violence

The White House condemned the bloodshed and violence in Egypt, but took no steps to suspend military assistance to the country.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 5:12 AM

Helen Thomas Dies, Aged 92

The veteran journalist who ended her career with an anti-Semitic tirade died at 92Gil Ronen, 7/20/2013, 9:10 PM

U.S.: Don't Give Snowden a 'Propaganda Platform'

Letting Snowden stay in Russia is counter to the government's previous declarations, says White House spokesman.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 2:29 AM

Russia Accuses Syrian Rebels of Using Sarin Gas

Russia's UN envoy says he handed over evidence which indicates that the rebels used sarin gas in March. White House skeptical.Elad Benari, 7/10/2013, 4:13 AM

White House Cautious on Egypt

White House spokesman says the U.S. needs to review what happened in Egypt, when asked if Obama sees the regime change as a coup.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 5:15 AM

White House Hosts Israel-Hating Radical Muslim

White House officials met this month with Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, a deputy of radical Egyptian cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi.Elad Benari, 6/26/2013, 11:52 PM

Iran's President Can Find a Partner in the U.S.

Iran's new president will find a partner in the U.S. if he comes clean on the nuclear program, says Obama's Chief of Staff.Elad Benari, 6/17/2013, 5:13 AM

White House: No Plans for No-Fly Zone Over Syria

White House says a no-fly zone over Syria would be more difficult to set up than it was in Libya.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2013, 1:14 AM

Letter to White House Being Tested for Ricin

A suspicious letter addressed to the White House and "similar" to one sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 2:14 AM

Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. Angry

An official in the White House reacts angrily to news report that Israel approves construction of 300 new homes in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/30/2013, 1:15 AM

U.S.: Much Work Needed on Syria

White House spokesman Jay Carney says “much more” work needs to be done to verify assessments that Syria used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 4/30/2013, 6:13 AM

Obama Waiting for 'Facts' About Chemical Weapons

Obama is awaiting a “definitive judgment” on whether the Syrian regime used chemical weapons, the White House says.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/26/2013, 9:46 PM

White House on Syria: 'All Options on the Table'

A senior White House official says "all options are on the table" should use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime be confirmed.Elad Benari, 4/26/2013, 12:13 AM

U.S. Not Yet Sure About Assad's Use of Chemicals

The United States has not yet concluded that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime used chemical weapons, says the White House.Elad Benari, 4/24/2013, 3:42 AM

Hackers Break Into AP's Twitter Account

Hackers who broke into the Twitter account of the Associated Press posted an erroneous treat about explosions at the White House.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2013, 12:16 AM

U.S. 'Won't be Surprised' if NK Launches a Missile

White House press secretary says the American administration would not be surprised if North Korea launches a missile.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/6/2013, 1:12 AM

Obama Will Come to Israel Even Without Coalition

Obama will travel to Israel even if Netanyahu has not completed the job of forming his new coalition, the White House says.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2013, 11:36 PM

Erdogan's Statements Offensive and Wrong

The White House condemns the remarks made by Turkish Prime Minister who compared Zionism with fascism in a public address.Elad Benari, 3/1/2013, 6:45 AM

White House to Combat Int'l Cyber Spies

The White House is worrying about the rise of cybertheft at the highest levels of government, the role played by China’s military.Chana Ya'ar, 2/22/2013, 2:42 AM

White House Defends Immigration Reform

The White House defended its work on immigration reform after a plan leaked to the media was panned as "half-baked and seriously flawed." , 2/18/2013, 3:43 PM

Obama Won't Present New Peace Initiative

President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Israel is not meant at presenting a new proposal for peace talks, the White House clarifies.Elad Benari, 2/7/2013, 5:43 AM

Obama Picks Female Business Executive for Interior

Obama to nominate business executive Sally Jewell as Interior secretary, in attempt to deflect criticism from lack of diversity in Cabinet.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/6/2013, 6:57 PM

Hagel Seemed 'Unimpressive and Unprepared'

Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says Chuck Hagel seemed “unimpressive and unprepared” during his confirmation hearings.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/4/2013, 10:16 AM

White House: Ankara Bombing a Terror Attack

"A suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror," says White House spokesman Jay Carney.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2013, 11:10 PM

White House Falters on Legitimacy of Iran

Just hours after Hagel's testimony, White House press secretary Jay Carney faltered regarding legitimacy of Iranian government.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/1/2013, 9:42 AM

White House Warns Syria after Syria Warns Israel

Syria said that it reserves the right to retaliate to alleged Israeli air strike on a military research center.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2013, 6:57 PM

U.S. Officials Silent on Airstrike in Syria

White House, State Department refuse to comment when asked whether Israel had carried out an airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 3:14 AM

U.S. Doesn't Believe Reports of Fordow Explosion

"We have no information to confirm" that an explosion at the Iranian Fordow nuclear plant took place, says White House Spokesman.Elad Benari, 1/29/2013, 2:45 AM

Obama Sworn In; Concern in Israel

U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn in Sunday to a second term, which Israelis view with foreboding.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2013, 8:55 PM

Report: White House 'Concerned' About Bennett

The White House is closely following the Israeli elections and is "concerned" over the growing strength of the Jewish Home.Elad Benari, 1/16/2013, 2:12 AM

Video: Obama Welcomes Menorah Hit By Sandy

Obama paid tribute to victims of Hurricane Sandy by welcoming a menorah that had managed to survive the devastation.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 11:46 PM

U.S. Condemns Decision to Approve Construction

White House says Israel's decision to build 3,000 new homes in Jerusalem makes resuming peace talks harder.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/30/2012, 10:11 PM

Special Thanksgiving for Sandy Survivors

This year, the American holiday of Thanksgiving has special significance for some survivors of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 11/22/2012, 9:17 PM

Change in Tide of International Opinion - For Now

As Iran urges Arab nations to send military aid to Gaza to increase its attacks on Israel, Western leaders plainly condemn the terrorism. Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2012, 4:35 PM