As of Friday, July 23, 899 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 665 died as a result of hostile action and 234 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.

The British military has reported 60 deaths; Italy, 18; Spain, eight; Bulgaria and Poland, six each; Ukraine, four; Slovakia, three; Thailand, two; Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia and the Netherlands have reported one death each.

Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 761 U.S. soldiers have died _ 556 as a result of hostile action and 205 of non-hostile causes.


The latest deaths reported by U.S. Central Command:

_ A Marine died Saturday of injuries received in action Friday in Iraq's Anbar Province.


The latest identifications reported by the Department of Defense:

_ No identifications reported.