Accessibility links

Breaking News

U.S. Marine Killed In Iraq

22 February 2005 -- The U.S. military today announced a U.S. Marine has died in action in western Iraq.

A military statement said the soldier died yesterday while "conducting security and stability operations" in Anbar Province.

Anbar has long been the site of insurgent violence. The province includes the volatile cities of Ramadi, Al-Fallujah, and Qaim on the Syrian border.

At least 1,470 U.S. troops have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003.


RFE/RL has been declared an "undesirable organization" by the Russian government.

If you are in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine and hold a Russian passport or are a stateless person residing permanently in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine, please note that you could face fines or imprisonment for sharing, liking, commenting on, or saving our content, or for contacting us.

To find out more, click here.