Samir Naqqash



Age: 66


Summary: author and playwright who emigrated from his native Iraq to Israel and continued to write his works almost exclusively in Arabic (most were never translated into Hebrew or English), thus remaining almost unknown in Israel while receiving wide acclaim in the Arab world and the Iraq exile community.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: 1938


Died: July 6, 2004


Location: Petah Tikvah, Israel