(AFP) – More than 1,500 schools have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the conflict in Iraq’s Anbar province alone, according to an Iraqi official. Anbar stretches from Iraq’s western borders with Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia all the way east along the Euphrates to the outskirts of Baghdad.”Anbar has been hit badly … . More than 1,500 schools have been partially or completely destroyed,” Eid Ammash, a spokesman for the provincial council, told AFP news agency. “Most of these schools were targeted directly by the criminal gangs of Daesh.”