Plus,they never created anything on their own.
Well if you go back far enough you might find something, but it has been centuries.
Arab's were, at one time, the center of civilization. The works of Rome and Greece were preserved and studied. Medicine, such as it was, was better than in Europe. Scholarship was prized.
Later the attitude towards learning and books became “if they disagree with the Quran they are heresy, if they agree with the Quran they are superfluous - let them burn”
In recalling that past, the modern jihadist fights against the very wellspring of what made that past great.