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Yemen Crisis Requires Highest Level Response, UN Reports

Yemen needs the highest level of humanitarian intervention in the wake of a war that has affected millions of people, said the United Nations. UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien called for a "Level 3" intervention status for Yemen.

Days before, Human Rights Watch had issued a report about bombing of civilian areas in Saada, Yemen. The NGO said that its field investigators saw several damaged targets that showed no signs of military usage.

Saudis to Build World's Largest Solar Seawater Desalination Plant

Saudi Arabia initiated a project to building the world's largest solar desalination plant. The plant, on the Persian Gulf coast at Al Khafji City, will produce 60,000 cubic meters of water daily when the plant begins operation in 2017. The Spanish firm Abengoa will integrate the solar panels into the plant's system.