While the US has warned against supplying arms to Iran, defence minister General Amir Hatami said “a number of countries” have been in contact.
This week saw a rare ray of hope in Yemen’s five-year war as 1,000 detainees were released and reunited with their families.
A recent increase of violence in Afghanistan could complicate a potential peace deal, as the US says it will withdraw all troops by Christmas.
The number of rocket attacks on US positions in Baghdad continues to rise as tensions grow between Shiite militias and the coalition in Iraq.
Two UN officials have called out Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait for not delivering on their promises.
Peace talks in Qatar aim to end years of conflict between the two sides.