By Laila Bassam and Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - The success of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has emboldened like-minded militants in Leba**n who believe they can emulate it, the interior minister said, confirming the militant Sunni group had **w appeared in Beirut for the first time. In an interview with Reuters, **had Mach**uk also signalled there would be ** quick end to the political instability buffeting Leba**n. Indicating how the country's politics remains hostage to events in the wider region, Mach**uk said the fate of the presidency that fell empty in May was out of Lebanese hands.

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