An Iraqi scholar and researcher, Yusef al-Hadi's main concem is to conduct studies on Islam and publish old Islamic texts. Among his works, one can mention the edited version of 'Al-Qandi fi Zikr Ulama Samarqand', 'the translation and research of 'Hodoud al-Aalam men-al-Mashregh el-al-Maghreb the translation and translation and research of Fars nameh by lbn Balkhi the research of al-Jamaher fi al-Javaher by Abu-reihaan Birouni .