Prices gone mad
In Egypt, statues, spiraling inflation and the Arab intellectuals' conference vie for newsprint space with developments in Palestine and Iraq, where the setting up of a ruling council in one and the roadmap's endurance in the other give the impression that some type of order is at last coming to Arab affairs. Amina Elbendary reads the week's Egyptian and Arab press
Bottom Lines: A semblance of order
"Peace, security and basic needs have become the primary Iraqi demands, before freedom which, under Saddam Hussein, they had thought would be a priority,"