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Terror school: How many infidels did you kill today?

The textbooks were found by Iraqi forces advancing into Mosul [TNA]

Date of publication: 7 March, 2017

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If you thought maths was the biggest problem for school kids, think again: Islamic State extremists have designed their own curriculum to brainwash children into violent extremism and mass-murder.
One plus one equals two guns. Forty-two bullets are enough to kill seven 'infidels', with six bullets each. And a bomb factory can produce 100 charges a day for suicide bombs.

If you thought maths was the biggest problem for school kids, think again, because this is what jihadists have been teaching thousands of very unfortunate Iraqi and Syrian children who go to schools in areas they seized.

This according to textbooks published by the Islamic State [IS] extremist group found by Iraqi forces advancing into Mosul, whose schools have been commandeered by the jihadists to teach their own ultra-violent curriculum for the past three years.

The textbooks cover subjects like Arabic, English, physics, chemistry, biology, maths, Islamic education, modern history and geography.

Iraqi officials in Mosul say the material was developed by IS education experts, and were distributed across all areas under the group's control in Iraq and Syria.

IS abolished other subjects that may have a secular or liberal 'bias', such as art and culture, replacing them with intense physical training for students to prepare them for a militant career.

Arithmetic according to IS (The New Arab)
The overarching theme in all the text books is reinforcing the idea of building and fighting for an IS-run Islamic Caliphate, whose opponents must be subdued or exterminated, Mohammed Kamal al-Din, Iraqi education expert, told The New Arab.

Take maths for example. "The maths exercises and quizzes reflect the group's extremist and bloodthirsty thinking that could make children violent," Kamal al-Din said. "One quiz asks: If a vehicle rigged with two tonnes of explosives was detonated by a suicide bomber in a large gathering of infidels in an 100-metre area, how many will be killed approximately: a) if the space was closed b)if the space is open?"
In quizzes found in 'creativity' textbooks, students were asked to draw an explosive device and explain its parts
Back to the dark ages

In quizzes found in 'creativity' textbooks, students were asked to draw an explosive device and explain its parts. In history and books, IS' revisionist religious discourse dominates.
How many infidels can you kill with 42 bullets? (The New Arab)

Geography textbooks similarly incorporate lost Muslim possessions like Spain as part of the Arab world along with parts of Turkey and Iran, and use archaic names for the region's countries instead of their current nation-state names (e.g. The Arabian Peninsula is called the Island Of Muhammad).

Even 'Physical and Jihadist Education' textbooks have been designed with IS' murderous ideology in mind.

Pictures of weapons are contained in the books, and puns inspired by slogans of the caliphate are used as names of physical exercises.

"Education under IS took Nineveh province back to the Dark Ages," said Nour al-Din Qabalan vice president of the Nineveh Provincial Council. 

The Iraqi government has said it will not recognise any degrees pursued by students in schools and universities under IS control.

"Three years of the students' lives are gone to waste," said Qabalan.

(Reporting by Ali al-Husseini, translation and additional writing by Karim Traboulsi)

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