President Obama bans offshore drilling in the Arctic

US President Obama bans oil drilling in 98% of federal-owned waters.Chana Roberts, 12/21/2016, 10:58 AM

Obama vows retaliation for Putin's 'interference in elections'

Obama promises to retaliate against Russia, Trump says entire thing ploy to invalidate election results.Chana Roberts, 12/18/2016, 7:09 AM

Obama washes hands of Syria

Obama says Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands, US has no way to save Syria without conquering it.AFP, 12/17/2016, 7:43 PM

Renewal of Iran sanctions becomes law without Obama signature

Iran Sanctions Act becomes law as President Obama refuses to sign despite passage by overwhelming majorities in Congress.Gary Willig, 12/15/2016, 6:19 PM

Watch: Obama hosts Hanukkah reception

President Barack Obama hosts the White House Hanukkah reception for the final time as president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 3:16 AM

Bolton to Obama: Don't support anti-Israel resolutions

Ambassador Bolton and Other Leaders Headline OJC-Jewish Chamber Press Conference to Support Israel at the UNEliran Aharon, 12/12/2016, 8:52 PM

Danon: This is a sensitive time for Israeli diplomacy

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, spoke of the diplomatic initiatives being launched against Israel ahead of Trump's inauguration.Shimon Cohen, 12/11/2016, 9:46 PM

PA trying to convince Obama not to veto UN resolution

PA sending a delegation to Washington in hopes of avoiding American veto of a UN Security Council resolution that criticizes "settlements".Elad Benari, 12/11/2016, 6:30 AM

Obama: Sustaining diplomacy is critical on Israel-PA front

In his final speech on national security, Obama says diplomatic engagement is “required” to resolve Middle Eastern conflicts.JTA, 12/9/2016, 3:19 AM

Congress demands that Obama veto anti-Israel resolutions

U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation urging Obama to oppose anti-Israel resolutions at the UN.Yoel Domb, 12/8/2016, 11:16 AM

Jeremiah Wright: Revisiting Obama’s anti-Semitic pastor

Obama did not find it difficult to whitewash his attendance at Wright's church, just the way he whitewashed other uncomfortable issues.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/8/2016, 12:48 AM

Obama names appointees to US Holocaust Memorial Council

President Barack Obama announced his intention to appoint three people to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.JTA, 12/7/2016, 10:38 PM

Rouhani to Obama: Don't sign extension of sanctions

Iran's President demands that Obama not sign an extension of sanctions on his country, says he is "obliged" to let sanctions expire.Elad Benari, 12/5/2016, 6:13 AM

Herzog hopes for 'regional agreement' under Trump leadership

Herzog says he expects Trump to be 'active in achieving regional order' in Middle East.'Hezki Ezra, 12/4/2016, 7:42 AM

40% of Americans support UN resolution on 'settlements'

Less than half of Americans support the idea of President Obama backing a UN resolution on Israel-PA conflict before he leaves office.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/2/2016, 10:04 PM

Obama postpones moving of embassy to Jerusalem

As is customary since 1995, Obama signs waiver which prevents moving the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Is this the last time?Elad Benari, 12/2/2016, 6:15 AM

Obama taps 5 to serve on Holocaust memorial board

President Obama appoints five people to serve on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, including its current chairman.JTA, 12/1/2016, 4:37 AM

'I hope Obama leaves office in a dignified fashion'

Marc Zell, chairman of Republicans Overseas Israel, hopes for a smooth transition of power, says American Jews will come to accept Trump.Eliran Aharon, 12/1/2016, 2:08 AM

Republicans urge Obama: Let Trump determine Iran policy

House Republican leaders urge Obama to refrain from boosting business ties with Iran before he leaves office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 6:15 AM

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Former Ambassador to the UN warns Obama not to take any actions before leaving office that could hurt Israel at the UN.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 4:42 AM

1,440 new housing units to be built in Jerusalem

Building committee announces 1,440 new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2016, 2:24 PM

Obama on Trump presidency: Don't assume the worst

Speaking in Peru, Obama seeks to calm concerned Latin American leaders about his successor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2016, 1:10 AM

Americans more confident in Trump's ability to lead

A Gallup poll reveals that majority of Americans now feel Trump is capable of leading the nation.Yoel Domb, 11/17/2016, 4:37 PM

'I hope Obama won't change his policy'

Prime Minister Netanyahu expesses hope that US President Obama won't unleash any anti-Israel surprises during his final weeks in office.JTA, 11/15/2016, 10:11 PM

Obama: Give Trump a chance

President Obama admits he has concerns about Trump presidency, but says his successor appears sincere about being everyone's president.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2016, 12:01 AM

Watch: Who's laughing now?

After more than a year of ridicule from journalists, celebs, even President Obama, a look at the worst predictions for the 2016 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 12:06 PM

Trump warns Obama: Don't force solution on Israel

President-elect warns Obama not to push policies Trump doesn't agree with.Chana Roberts, 11/12/2016, 10:17 PM

Israel preparing for one-sided UN Security Council resolutions

Israeli Ambassador to UN tells Arutz Sheva of specific plans in UN Security Council to make last-minute push before Obama leaves office.Nitsan Keidar, 11/11/2016, 12:30 PM

Obama: If Trump succeeds, America succeeds

President-elect meets with President Obama in the White House as Trump prepares for transition to power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2016, 8:13 PM

'Two more months and Obama will be gone'

MK Moti Yogev looks forward to the transition of power from Obama to Trump so Israel can pursue its interests in Judea and Samaria.Benny Toker, 11/9/2016, 8:59 PM

Obama: I will help Trump enter his new role

Obama says he will help Trump enter his new role.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2016, 7:37 PM

'We pray there will be no more Obama surprises'

Minister Hanegbi hopes President Obama does not act against Israel in the next 2 months.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2016, 6:39 PM

Obama's revenge?

With the election over, Obama is free to act against Israel at the UN in the weeks before he leaves office. But will he?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2016, 3:16 PM

Obama: Clinton actually knows what's going on in the world

U.S. President takes a shot at Republican presidential candidate, says his conduct isn't acceptable in the United States.Ben Ariel, 11/8/2016, 5:15 AM

Netanyahu: No matter who wins, US-Israel ties will endure

Prime Minister plays down rumors President Obama is planning 'November surprise' at UN Security Council.David Rosenberg, 11/6/2016, 4:15 PM

Obama: Stop thinking Trump's behavior is normal

President Barack Obama continues his efforts to boost Hillary Clinton, attacks Trump.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 4:14 AM

Is Obama planning a ‘November Surprise’ for Israel?

Op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal is stirring fears that Obama may be scheming to force a diplomatic resolution on Israel and the PA.ILTV, 11/2/2016, 11:42 AM

What is Obama planning for Israel in his final months?

Report suggests White House preparing possible last-ditch attempt at achieving two-state solution before Obama's term ends next January.David Rosenberg, 11/1/2016, 12:21 PM

US opposes one-sided resolutions against Israel

American Ambassador to Israel addresses growing concerns in Israel that US will no longer veto Arab-backed UN Security Council resolutions.Nitsan Keidar, 10/27/2016, 10:45 PM

Did Obama lie about Clinton emails?

Newly released emails appear to contradict claims by President Obama that he was unaware of Clinton's private email system.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2016, 8:28 AM

'Why isn''t Obama fighting anti-Israel UNESCO resolutions?'

As new UNESCO resolution denying Jewish ties to Jerusalem looms, Ted Cruz rips Obama administration for ignoring bipartisan opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 7:48 AM

Obama says Trump is 'undermining democracy'

President Obama describes Trump as "dangerous" after he said he may contest the results of the presidential election.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2016, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu tells Amona residents Obama is a threat to communities

Netanyahu tells Amona residents that Obama intends to harm Judean and Samarian communities before he leaves the White HouseYoel Domb, 10/19/2016, 8:28 PM

Obama to Trump: Stop whining

President Barack Obama dismisses Republican presidential candidate's assertions that the presidential election is rigged.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2016, 6:21 AM

Caroline Glick op-ed: Israel must go on offensive at UN

Journalist and author Caroline Glick says Israel must be more aggressive at the UN to prevent US from using Security Council against Israel.Caroline Glick, 10/14/2016, 10:24 AM

Netanyahu asks Kerry not to promote anti-Israel resolutions

Netanyahu reportedly told Secretary of State that Israel expects Obama not to support a UN resolution on Israeli-PA issue.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2016, 6:15 AM

Obama: Trump's remarks are 'disturbing'

Obama condemns Trump's remarks on women, calling them demeaning and degrading.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2016, 6:13 AM

Delay destruction of Amona to stop Obama betrayal at UN

Yesha leader warns that if destruction of Amona is not delayed, Obama will have a pretext to betray Israel at UN after US elections.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 8:53 PM

New York Times to Obama: Hit Israel hard

NY Times tells Obama to pass decision in UN spelling out borders of Israel, 'Palestine.'Chana Roberts, 10/7/2016, 1:23 PM

Obama declares emergency in South Carolina

After Florida, President Barack Obama also declares a state of emergency in South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew arrives.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2016, 2:02 AM

Obama declares state of emergency as hurricane nears Florida

As Hurricane Matthew strengthens, Florida governor calls on 1.5 million people to evacuate and Obama declares state of emergency in Florida.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:25 PM

President Obama, the Ultimate Tourist, ticks down bucket list

President Obama has spent more time sightseeing than any of his predecessors in office.Arutz Sheva and New York Times, 10/6/2016, 9:22 AM

Watch: Shana Tova from President Obama

President Obama reflects on his work with the Jewish community during his time in office, as he wishes the Jewish people a happy new year.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/2/2016, 6:54 PM

Expert: 'Obama must veto anti-settlement resolution'

Professor Anne Bayefsky explains why a UN Security Council resolution declaring Judea and Samaria communities illegal would be dangerous.Yoni Kempinski, 10/2/2016, 5:30 AM

Obama's shouts to Clinton from AF1 door go viral

"Bill! Let's go! I gotta get home!" the president yelled from Air Force One in Israel, in a spontaneous offer to take Clinton home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2016, 8:32 PM

The White House makes an embarrassing 'mistake'

White House contradicts its own policy, later corrects location of Jerusalem on day of Peres’ funeral.Uzi Baruch, 10/1/2016, 7:57 PM

Obama urged to probe killing of Palestinian-American teen

15 organizations call on Obama to investigate the killing of a Palestinian-American teenager by Israeli soldiers.JTA, 9/30/2016, 2:42 AM