Books & Publications

Head of the Visual Arts & Designing Departments, FUNOON (Arts) Magazine, Baghdad, Iraq (250,000 copies a week) Sept. 1980- Sept. 1983

Editor in Chief & Head of the Designing Department, Orient Magazine, MI, USA 1995-1996

Publisher and Editor of the following magazines:
Chaldean Guardian, Babylon Today, Kaldu, & the Hammer (1998-2003), along with The Chaldean National Calendar (2002-present).

Author of five historical books:
  • Ur of Chaldees-A Native Iraqi’s Perspective (Baghdad 1988)
  • Divinities and Devils – A research about the symbols of Mesopotamian Gods, Goddesses, and Demons (Baghdad 1989)
  • Chaldeans…An Everlasting Sun (Detroit 1997)
  • Assyrians…State Inhabitants or Ethnic Group? (Detroit 2001)
  • Better Understanding Iraq "Chaldeans ... Since the Early Beginning of Time" The Native Iraqi’s History, a 400 pages academic study (Detroit, Dec. 2004 / Second Edition, Erbil, Iraq 2008)

One encyclopedic art book:
  • Styles, Terms, and Techniques…Art and Architecture Throughout History (Baghdad 1990)
One historical novel:
  • An ma-gour (Baghdad 1990)
Two art criticism book:
  • The New Generation's Artists ... 1980-1987, Baghdad 1988
  • The Arabislamic Art Between Realty and Illusion, Baghdad 1990
Three Science-fiction novels for teens:
  • Knights of the Space, Baghdad 1984
  • The Phantom Planet, Baghdad 1988
  • The Shifting, Baghdad 1992
Two illustrated linguistic books:
  • Chaldean English-Arabic Picture Dictionary 2002
  • Chaldean Reading Book: Beginners 2003
One Bi-Cultural / Bilingual book (English & Iraqi Slang):

A memorable photo shows the author and the artist Amer presenting his book
(Winning IRAQ) in Baghdad to the Commanding General Raymond T. Odierno,
United States Forces - Iraq

Articles … Samples (Arabic)

Iraqi Arts Ordeal … Iraq’s Ordeal

Documentary DVD about JAWAD Salim

The Friends’ Departure

Iraqi Flag between Seriousness & Joking



WLT (Arabic) .... In English >>

The Untold Story of Native Iraqis - Book Review

English Publications

Chaldean Legacy

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The Untold Story of Native Iraqis

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Winning Iraq

Chaldean National Calendar


Arabic Publications

Chaldeans Since The Early Begging of Time (Arabic)


Assyrians (Arabic)


Shathat’s Garden (Book of Poems, Arabic)

The Transformation (Science fiction Novel, Arabic)

Knights of the Space (Science fiction Novel, Arabic)

Tri-Lingual Publications / Chaldean-English & Arabic

Chaldean English-Arabic Picture Dictionary 2002

Chaldean Reading Book: Beginners 2003