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 (zä′tär′, zä′ä-) or za'·a·tar (zä′ä-tär′)
A Middle Eastern mixture of herbs and spices typically containing thyme and marjoram or oregano along with sumac, sesame seeds, salt, and other ingredients.

[Arabic za'tar, zaatar, any of various Levantine varieties of thyme, marjoram, and oregano.]
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Witnesses told The Daily Star that the deceased, Mohammad Zaatar, had initially escaped the fire unscathed and assisted in getting his family members to safety, but later re-entered the building in an attempt to prevent his home from being destroyed.
Cravia operates the likes of Zaatar w Zeit, Cinnabon, and Seattle's Best Coffee in the UAE, in addition to Five Guys in Saudi Arabia.
Such a bluesy atmosphere will accompany some great Lebanese and Syrian cuisine at the Zaatar -- Food & Arts Project in Nicosia on Thursday when the Saxophone Quintet will perform it's From Rag Time to Jazz routine.
Zaatar "conveyed well wishes to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on behalf of the Egyptian President," the Kuwaiti envoy told KUNA.
In an interview with SANA, Ousama al-Nasser, Director of al-Nasser Zaatar Company in Aleppo, said that the bazaar conveys a message about Syria's steadfastness and strong economy which witnesses remarkable recovery, especially in Aleppo, adding that his company, founded in 1965, begins production after five years of suspension.
Here are some of the special recipes that Chef Barza delivered to this class: Kale shanklish salad as an appetizer, chicken breast with zaatar crust and yellow rice served with yogurt sauce, and for dessert, Chef Barza showcased a mouthwatering pink rose-flavored fudge (mouhallabieh) with caramelized apple.
These products are then used to make traditional goods such as olive oil, zaatar, jams, and syrups.
Toss this especially crispy chicken in its simple but terrific combination of Middle Eastern zaatar and sumac after it has been fried a second time.
Cravia, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle's Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit, and Five Guys, has announced the relaunch of Zaatar w Zeit's newly refurbished outlet in Abu Dhabi mall.
To meet its growing demands in the UAE, Cravia , Zaatar w Zeit's parent company announced that it will be opening five more outlets between now and 2018.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 29 October 2017: Saudi political analyst Khaled Zaatar spoke to Sky News Arabia about statements made by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani during an interview with CBS News, saying that Qatar has been attempting to internationalize the Gulf crisis by exerting pressure on boycotting countries.
On its Middle Eastern routes, customers get to enjoy Arabic bread - Markook - a very thin unleavened bread common in the region, and Manakesh which is either topped with Zaatar or Cheese.