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Palestinian children walk in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan March 2, 2010. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, citing concern over Israel's international image, persuaded Jerusalem's mayor on Tuesday to put on hold any demolition of Palestinian homes in a municipal tourism project. Mayor Nir Barkat has unveiled a plan that would involve demolishing about 20 Palestinian homes built without permits in Silwan, and reshaping parts of it into parkland and tourism-based business areas. Photo by Mohamar Awad