Curricula changes trigger heated debate between conservatives and anti-extremism activists

The new texts take out verses from the Koran and Hadith [Prophet Mohammad’s sayings] and unsystematically replace them with materials that are alien to our culture for normalisation [with Israel] purposes. It is obvious that they were made to comply with dictations from certain sides

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Raj Kumar Vaishya was recognised by the Limca Book of Records as the oldest man to apply for a postgraduate degree (representative image). Pixabay

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By Laila Azzeh – Sep 24,2016 – Last updated at Sep 24,2016 AMMAN — Recent changes to school textbooks are under attack by some parents and education experts who perceive them as a way to “alienate students from their Islamic values”, while others deem the transformations as “necessary” and a “step forward”. Earlier this year, Education….repubhubembed{display:none;}