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Lebanese fear attacks from Syria

There is a growing fear that the conflict in neighbouring Syria will spill over into Lebanon, and that has left some communities taking up arms themselves.

Lebanon is expected to sign a long-awaited $3bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia and France - an agreement which is designed to help the Lebanese army in its fight against Sunni militants.

BBC's Carine Torbey went to the Lebanese border town of Ras Baalbeck.

  • 05 Nov 2014