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US and Israel Worked Together in Iranian Ship Raid

US and Israel Worked Together in Iranian Ship Raid

White House reveals its role in the raid, follows Israel's lead in calling on the international community to condemn Iran.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2014 19:43
Kiev: High-Profile Activist Cries 'Torture'

Kiev: High-Profile Activist Cries 'Torture'

Activist surfaces bloody and broken after having gone missing for a week; protestors rally around him despite government concessions.Tova Dvorin, 02/02/2014 10:00
Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

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, 20/12/2013 02:16
U.S. Remains Hopeful for Deal with Iran

U.S. Remains Hopeful for Deal with Iran

"We hope that an agreement can be reached" with Iran, says White House spokesperson Jay Carney.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/11/2013 22:14
U.S.: Iran Showed 'Seriousness' in Geneva Talks

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, 17/10/2013 00:12
US 'Understand's Israeli Skepticism on Iran'

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, 02/10/2013 10:54
U.S.: Don't Give Snowden a 'Propaganda Platform'

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, 13/07/2013 02:29
Russia Accuses Syrian Rebels of Using Sarin Gas

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, 10/07/2013 04:13
White House Cautious on Egypt

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, 09/07/2013 05:15
U.S.: Much Work Needed on Syria

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, 30/04/2013 06:13
U.S. Not Yet Sure About Assad's Use of Chemicals

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, 24/04/2013 03:42
U.S. 'Won't be Surprised' if NK Launches a Missile

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, 06/04/2013 01:12
Obama Won't Present New Peace Initiative

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, 07/02/2013 05:43
White House Confirms Obama's Visit to Israel

White House Confirms Obama's Visit to Israel

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney confirms that Obama will visit Israel, says more details will be released later.Elad Benari, 06/02/2013 04:15
White House: Ankara Bombing a Terror Attack

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, 01/02/2013 23:10
White House Falters on Legitimacy of Iran

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 , 01/02/2013 09:42
U.S. Officials Silent on Airstrike in Syria

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, 31/01/2013 03:14
U.S. Doesn't Believe Reports of Fordow Explosion

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, 29/01/2013 02:45
Obama to Speak with Netanyahu Soon

Obama to Speak with Netanyahu Soon

White House congratulates Israel on election, repeats desire for direct talks between Israel, PA.Gil Ronen, 23/01/2013 22:19
White House Admits Libya Attack was Terrorism

White House Admits Libya Attack was Terrorism

No longer calling Benghazi attack "spontaneous," spokesman Carney says it is "self evident" that it was terrorism.Gil Ronen, 20/09/2012 21:51
U.S. to Israel: We Don’t Have Your Back

U.S. to Israel: We Don’t Have Your Back

General Martin Dempsey: "I don't want to be complicit" if Israel chooses to attack Iran.Gil Ronen, 30/08/2012 22:26
U.S.: There's Still Time for Diplomacy with Iran

U.S.: There's Still Time for Diplomacy with Iran

White House Spokesman Jay Carney clarifies that the U.S. believes "there is time and space" for diplomacy with Iran.Elad Benari, 14/08/2012 05:07
White House: We Have Eyes in Nuclear Facilities

White House: We Have Eyes in Nuclear Facilities

White House spokesman Jay Carney says the U.S. has real-time information on the Iranian nuclear program.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/08/2012 01:15
White House Spokesman Agrees with Netanyahu

White House Spokesman Agrees with Netanyahu

A spokesman for the White House says U.S. agrees with PM Netanyahu that Iran has not yet decided to abandon its nukes.Elad Benari, 02/08/2012 05:44
Video: O Jerusalem, Obama Has Forgotten Thee

Video: O Jerusalem, Obama Has Forgotten Thee

Emergency Committee for Israel has issued a short video tracking the Obama administration's deteriorating stance on Jerusalem.Rachel Hirshfeld , 29/07/2012 17:49
White House Evades Question About Israel's Capital

White House Evades Question About Israel's Capital

White House spokesman Jay Carney evaded a question at a press briefing regarding which city the U.S. considers to be the capital of Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/07/2012 12:37
White House Urges Unity Against Assad

White House Urges Unity Against Assad

White House: Assad was lying when he denied his regime had any involvement in the Houla massacre.Elad Benari, 05/06/2012 04:15
U.S. Rejects Military Option in Syria

U.S. Rejects Military Option in Syria

White House spokesman Jay Carney says military action in Syria would not be "the right course of action."Elad Benari, 30/05/2012 05:45
White House Doesn't Deny Conversation

White House Doesn't Deny Conversation

The White House does not deny or confirm the conversation between Obama and Sarkozy, chooses to discuss peace process instead.Elad Benari, 09/11/2011 04:15