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Posted byon March 22, 2013 at 7:12 PM EDT
President Obama began the third day of his historic visit to the Middle East with a visit to Mount Herzl, Israel's national cemetery, where he honored the significant contributions of two Jewish heroes, Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism and former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
Posted byon March 21, 2013 at 7:29 PM EDT
On the second day of his Middle East trip, President Obama spent the morning at the Israel Museum before traveling to the West Bank for the first time since 2008, then returning to Israel to speak to young people.
Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
President Obama Tells Israeli People: The U.S Is Proud to Be "Your Strongest Ally and Your Greatest Friend"Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 3:19 PM EDT
The first stop on President Obama's trip to the Middle East marks the first time the President has visited Israel since taking office, and comes as its citizens celebrate the 65th anniversary of a free and independent State of Israel.
Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 10:29 AM EDT
We will be posting regular updates from the road and livestreaming several of the President's events on whitehouse.gov/live
Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 5:20 PM EDT
President Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the White House before heading to the Capitol for a St. Patrick's Day Luncheon.
Promises Kept: Ending the Iraq War and Supporting Our Service Members, Military Families and VeteransPosted byon March 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
Ten years after the start of the Iraq War, President Obama remains committed to our service members, military families and veterans.
Posted byon March 18, 2013 at 2:04 PM EDT
President Obama sends best wishes to the Iranian people as they celebrate Nowruz. In his video message, the President speaks directly to the people and leaders of Iran about the opportunity to begin a new relationship between our two countries.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 5:20 PM EDT
In the first foreign trip of his second term in office, President Obama will meet with the new Israeli government and speak to the Israeli people, as well as meet with the Palestinian leadership and the King of Jordan.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 5:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.