Are Islamic State militants a threat to Lebanon?
21 August 2014 Last updated at 19:16 BST
The advance of the Islamic State has sent ripples across the region and Lebanon, people are anxiously monitoring the group's expansion.
Just two weeks ago, groups affiliated to IS and other jihadist movements clashed with the army - raising fears that the Islamic State, which already controls large swaths of territory between Syria and Iraq, could expand into Lebanon.
Carine Torbey reports.