Latest update: 30/03/2012
A symbolic summit in Baghdad
A momentous meeting in a symbolic location - 1990 was the last time the Arab League met in Iraq. Syria is expected to be high on the agenda, but the summit is also an opportunity for Iraq to showcase its capital's stability after years of conflict. But some analysts argue the costs of doing so are unjustified and that leaders have got their priorities wrong, given the current welfare of the average Iraqi.