Best Short Story: Ominous Gun. Short story. Fata Al Iraq. Mosel. 1957.
Rue bin Baraka, a novel, won the Iraqi Ministry of Information Award in 1993.
The End of The Day, a novel, won the Story Club award in Egypt in 1996.
The Woman Who Triumphed Over the Mongols, a short story, was the winner of the Sheikha Fatima Award in Abu Dhabi in 1999.
The World in The Eyes of the Angels, a novel, won the King Fahd MEST Center for Arabic Literature Translation Award. November 2010.Translated by Allen Salter. Syracuse University Press.