The VICE News Capsule is a daily roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: journalists in Iran, Iraq’s child bride legislation, BP signs a new contract and Lebanon deploys troops in Arsal.
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Journalists Convince Iran to Withdraw Repressive Measures
Iran is scrapping its plan to regulate journalism after receiving an open letter from more than 400 of the country’s journalists.
Iraq’s Controversial Child Bride Legislation
A controversial new law being drafted in Iraq would make it legal for children as young as 9 to get married.
BP Wins US Oil Contract
Just four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP has won a new oil contract.
Lebanese Army Deployed in Border Town of Arsal
The Lebanese Army has deployed forces in Arsal – a Sunni town on the border of Lebanon and Syria.
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