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|Place of origin||Middle East (Levant/Iraq)|
|Region or state||Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Turkey and Yemen|
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Taboon bread (Arabic: خبز طابون) or Lafah/Lafa (Arabic: لفة) is a Middle Eastern flatbread. In Israel it is also called láfa (Hebrew: לאפה) or Iraqi pita (Hebrew: פיתה עיראקית), and in Jerusalem sometimes esh-tanur (Hebrew: אַשתנוּר).
- Lafah or Lafa (Arabic: لفة) is an Iraqi pita that is of medium thickness, slightly chewy, doesn't tear easily, and is mostly used to wrap shawarma in food stands. It is popular in Israel, where it is common at bakeries and food stands.
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