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    100 Must Follow Twitter Accounts On Muslim Affairs

    Following are the 100 Twitter Accounts on Muslim Affairs which are a Must Follow for those having interest in issues concerning Muslims. The list includes the Most Prominent Scholars, News & Current Affairs Twitter handles on Islam & other Religions and Sociopolitical Commentators who have an eye on Muslim affairs. The List is in alphabetic order.

    1. ABC Religion & Ethics

    @ABCReligion : Religion and ethics news, opinion and programs from the ABC. Check the website here.

    2. Abdal-Hakim Murad 

    @Contentions : This is a twitter account that republishes Shaikh Abdal-Hakim Murad's thousands of contentions. Timothy John Winter (born in 1960), also known as Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, is a British Sunni Muslim shaykh, researcher, writer and academic. He is the Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, Director of Studies (Theology and Religious Studies) at Wolfson College and the Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Cambridge University. His work includes publications on Islamic theology and Muslim-Christian relations. He has consistently been included in the "500 Most Influential Muslims" list.

    3. Abdullah Nana 

    @MuftiAbdullah : Abdullah Nana was born and raised in Mill Valley, California. He graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with a degree in Business and Economics. After accomplishing his academic goals, Abdullah Nana went on to pursue the higher Islamic Sciences in South Africa and attained a Masters-equivalent degree in Islamic Theology. Currently, Abdullah Nana is the founding member of the Halal Advocates of America- a national advocacy which seeks to establish closer ties with the Halal supply chain in America and create universal Halal integrity.

    4. Abdul Nasir Jangda 

    @AbdulNasirJ : Abdul Nasir Jangda is the founder and director of Qalam Institute.  He was born and raised in the Dallas area. He is a founding member and chairman of Mansfield Islamic Center. Abdul Nasir is an instructor with Bayyinah Institute, where his class "Meaningful Prayer" has traveled the country.

    5. Afroz Ali 

    @alfroz : Imam Afroz studied in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Mauritania and at Al-Azhar University before he established the Al-Ghazzali Centre for Islamic Sciences & Human Development. A professional architect, he offers commercial corporate training on Team Building, Personal Leadership, Spiritual Development, and Motivation and Goal Setting. He is involved in various community developments and sustainable environment projects in Australia and the Pacific and is a recipient of the International Ambassador for Peace award. Lately, he has worked extensively with SeekersHub Global where he serves as the Managing Director.

    6. Ahlulbayt TV 

    @AhlulbaytTV : Ahlulbayt Television Network is the first and on exclusively English-language Shia Islamic television channel. Check the website here.

    7. Alchemiya 

    @Alchemiya : Alchemiya is a video-on-demand platform presenting the worlds best content about Islamic life. Check the website here.

    8. Alt Muslimah

    @AltMuslimah : Tweets from Asma T. Uddin and the altM editors on gender, Islam and more. Check the website here.

    9. Amina wadud 

    @aminawadud : Amina Wadud is an American scholar of Islam with a progressive focus on Qur'an exegesis & is known as an Islamic feminist.

    10. ArchNet

    @archnet : Large-scale visual archive and online community with a focus on architecture, design, and landscape in the Muslim world. Check the Website here.

    11. Arsalan Iftikhar

    @TheMuslimGuy : Arsalan Iftikhar is an international Human Rights Lawyer, Global Media Commentator, Founder of & Author of 'Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era', based in Washington DC and Senior Editor @IslamicMonthly Magazine

    12. Assim Alhakeem

    @Assimalhakeem : Sheikh Assim Alhakeem graduated from the prestigious Umm al-Qura University in Makkah, Saudi Arabia in 1998. At present Shaikh Assim is an Imam of a masjid in Jeddah, a role which he has held for the past 20 years, where the sheikh delivers the weekly Friday sermons and lectures on various Islamic Sciences.

    13. BahareMadinah 

    @BahareMadinah :  Tweets on Islam & beauty of Tasawwuf based in England, UK

    14. Channel Islam International 

    @channelislam : Channel Islam International is a dynamic Islamic Satellite Radio station that reaches out to a global audience daily bringing Islam to the world based in Johannesburg.

    15. CNN Religion @CNNBelief : Religion news from CNN correspondents across the globe. Check the website here.

    16. Coming of Faith 

    @ComingofFaith : In 2012, two friends, Laila Alawa and Rasheeda Abdul-Musawwir, decided to create a space for underrepresented women to share their stories. After years of sharing personal narratives with friends, the two realized that it was unusual for transformative stories to be found in the media, particularly when it centered on minority women. Laila and Rasheeda began cultivating a safe space for voices of Muslim American women. From there, Coming of Faith emerged.

    17. Dawud Walid 

    @DawudWalid : Lecturer on the Islamic faith, human rights advocate & political blogger. His Official Blog is here.

    18. Dean Obeidallah 

    @Deanofcomedy : Dean Obeidallah is an American comedian of Palestinian-Italian descent. Host of Dean Obeidallah radio show on @SXMInsight, Columnist @thedailybeast. His Official website is here.

    19. Deen TV

    @Deenmedia : Deen TV is a Lifestyle TV Channel based in South Africa which has an Islamic ethos broadcasting to a wide range of audience interest. The channels content covers a wide range of Genres including, health, education, environmental, community and travel amongst others.

    20. Ed Husain 

    @Ed_Husain : Mohamed Mahbub Husain popularly known as Ed Husain is a writer. Husain is the author of 'The Islamist', a book about Islamic fundamentalism, and an account of his five years as an Islamist activist. He is a Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He currently lives in Manhattan, New York, USA.

    21. Farah Pandith 

    @Farah_Pandith : Farah Pandith, actually from Kashmir is the first ever (former) Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State.

    22. Faraz 

    @FarazAdm : Mufti Faraz Adam was born in the United Kingdom and raised in Leicester. Graduate of Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah & Darul Uloom Leicester and Lecturer of the sacred sciences 

    23. Faraz Rabbani 

    @FarazRabbani : Faraz Fareed Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and translator of several Arabic works to the English language. Faraz Rabbani was born in Karachi, Pakistan and raised in Toronto, Canada. Rabbani is a teacher at SeekersGuidance based in Toronto, Canada. More about him can be read at &

     24. Farzana Versey 

    @farzana_versey : Farzana Versey is an Indian writer based in Mumbai. She is currently a regular op-ed contributor to the newspapers. She Blogs at

    25. Guardian belief 

    @GdnBelief : Religious news and comment from the Guardian and around the web

    26. H.A. Hellyer 

    @hahellyer : H. A. Hellyer, is a British expert on the politics of the modern Middle East, religion and politics, majority-minority relations, security issues and the Muslim world - West relations. A nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy section, and associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, he is also a research associate at Harvard University's Kennedy School. His website is here

    27. Habib Al Jifri 

    @alhabibali : Habib Ali Zain al-`Abideen al-Jifri is an Islamic scholar from Hadhramaut, Yemen of the Shafi'i school. Al-Jifri is the founder and director-general of the nonprofit privately-funded Tabah Foundation for Islamic Studies in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He is a member of the board of Dar al-Mustafa Islamic University in Tarim, Yemen. He runs the Islamic Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

    28. Haroon Moghul 

    @hsmoghul : Haroon Moghul is an academic and commentator on Islam and public affairs. He is currently a PhD candidate at Columbia University and senior correspondent @rdispatches

    29. Dr.Hatem Bazian 

    @HatemBazian : Dr.Hatem Bazian, a Ph.D. in Philosophy & Islamic Studies from UC Berkeley. He is a Professor and co-founder of Zaytuna College, & Senior Lecturer, UC Berkeley.

    30. Hind Makki 

    @HindMakki : Hind Makki lives in Chicago where she works at the Interfaith Youth Core. Hind has traveled throughout the United States and Western Europe, leading workshops on social cohesion through meaningful interfaith dialogue and in 2008 she participated in the Muslim Youth Project exchange program to the Netherlands. Hind received her BA in International Relations, focusing on global security and diplomacy, from Brown University. Founder @SideEntrance

    31. HuffPost Religion 

    @HuffPostRelig : A wide-ranging discussion about religion, spirituality, and the ways they influence our lives.

    32. Hussein Rashid 

    @islamoyankeeHussein Rashid, PhD, is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He has a BA from Columbia, and an MTS and PhD from Harvard. His research focuses on Muslims and American popular culture. He writes and speaks about music, comics, movies, and the blogistan. He also has a background in South and Central Asian studies, with a deep interest in Shi'i justice theology.

    33. Sheikh Humza Yusuf 

    @hamzayusuf : Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is an American Islamic scholar, and is co-founder of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California, United States. His lectures can be found at

     34. Ikhwanweb 

    @Ikhwanweb : Official English account of the Muslim Brotherhood.

    35. ilmfeed 

    @IlmFeed : Bringing You Interesting things from the Muslim World. Click here.

    36. Imams Online 

    @ImamsOnline : Imams Online has been created as an easily accessible online portal serving as a, voice, information and career placement initiative aimed at prospective Islamic leaders, Imams, Chaplain, Alims, and Alima's.

    37. Ingrid Mattson 

    @IngridMattson : Dr. Ingrid Mattson is a Muslim religious leader, a professor of Islamic Studies and an expert in Christian-Muslim and interfaith relations.

    38. ISLAMiCommentary 

    @ISLAMiComment : A public scholarship forum that engages scholars, journalists, policymakers, advocates and artists in their fields of expertise. For website, click here.

    39. Iyad El-Baghdadi 

    @iyad_elbaghdadi : According to his own words, "I startup startups, coach social media, tweet revolutions, and make fun of tyrants. An Islamic libertarian of Palestinian origin.

    40. Jamaat-e-Islami 

    @JIPOfficial : Official Twitter account of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. Tweets represent party opinion.

    41. Jaweed Kaleem

    @jaweedkaleem : Sr. Religion Reporter @HuffingtonPost

    42. Juan Cole 

    @jricole : John Ricardo I. "Juan" Cole  is an American academic and commentator on the modern Middle East and South Asia. He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. His blog is

    43. Kashif ul Huda 

    @kaaashif : An Indian Muslim Scientist & Journalist, living in the United States. Editor of  news website.


    @khamenei_ir : Follow for regular updates and news about Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader

    45. Lee Weissman 

    @JihadiJew : Lee Weissman graduated from George Washington University, with a Bachelor's in Religion, then continued graduation at the University of Chicago in South Asian Studies. Also a specialist in Sanskrit and Tamil studies. Jihadi Jew is dedicated to creating a space where observant Jews and Muslims can struggle together to create real understanding, through discussion, debate and mutual support. He blogs at

    46. LoonWatch is a blogzine run by a motley group of hate-allergic bloggers to monitor and expose the web's plethora of anti-Muslim loons & conspiracy theorists.

    47. Lost Islamic History 

    @LostIslamicHist : Lost Islamic History's mission is to educate all people, regardless of religious affiliation about the story of Muslims of the past.

    48. Mariam Veiszadeh 

    @MariamVeiszadeh : Lawyer, Community Rights Advocate, and opinion writer , @Welcome2Aussie Ambassador and @IslamophobiaReg Founder. Her website is here

    49. Marginalia 

    @MarginaliaROB : The Marginalia Review of Books is a magazine of history, theology & religion. Reviews, essays, interviews, and more

    50. Mehdi Hasan

    @mehdirhasan : Mehdi Hasan is a British political journalist, broadcaster and author. As a journalist and author, Hasan is the co-author of a biography of Ed Miliband and the political editor of the UK version of The Huffington Post. From a British Indian background, he is the presenter of Al Jazeera English shows The Café and Head to Head.

    51. M Francois-Cerrah 

    @MFrancoisCerrah : Myriam Francois-Cerrah (born Emilie François; 1983) is a British writer and journalist. Former assistant editor and features writer at Emel magazine (2008–2009)

    52. Milli Gazette 

    @milligazette : Indian Muslims' Leading English Newspaper. Click Website here

    53. Moez Massoud 

    @MoezMasoud : Moez Massoud is an Egyptian television and radio presenter, public intellectual and religious leader who focuses on the fields of spirituality, inter-faith dialogue, and Islam in the modern world.

    54. Mohammed Ansar 

    @MoAnsar : Mohammed Ansar is a political and social commentator regularly appearing on television and radio. He is a public speaker and visiting lecturer on Islamophobia, Islam in contemporary Britain and Theology. A civil rights activist and legal advocate, he works across a variety of sectors in the fields of education and interfaith. His website is

    55. Mohamed Ghilan

    @mohamedghilan :  Mohamed Ghilan is a Neuroscience PhD Candidate, a Student of Traditional Islam & a Lover of Philosophy. He blogs at 

    56. Mohammed Shafiq

    @mshafiquk : Muslim broadcaster on TV, Radio, Columnist, Chief Executive of the Ramadhan Foundation and Ummah Channel Political Editor

    57. Muftah 

    @MuftahOrg : Diverse Perspectives about Global Events. Click here for website.

    58. Mufti Ismail Menk 

    @muftimenk : Official Twitter account of Mufti Ismail Menk of Zimbabwe.

    59. Murtaza Hussain 

    @MazMHussain : He is a Journalist at @The_Intercept. and tweets about Muslim affairs stuff.

    60. Shaykh Musa Furber 

    @musafurber : Shaykh Musa Furber is a Research Fellow at @tabahfoundation. He was recruited by Shaykh Habib Ali al-Jifri to serve as a lead researcher at the Taba Insitute in UAE, where he currently resides. He Has Ijazas in Shafii fiqh and trained & licensed in ifta under the direct supervision of Shaykh Dr Ali Jumua, the Mufti of Egypt.

    61. MuslimMatters 

    @MuslimMatters : Official twitter for the MuslimMatters blog. Sharing news/thoughts on Islam & Muslims.

    62. The Muslim Observer 

    @MuslimObserver : The best weekly Muslim Newspaper in the world, bringing you news from around the world.

    63. Muslim Voices 

    @muslimvoice : Project of @IUBloomington promoting dialogue and understanding between Muslims and Non-Muslims.

    64. Mustafa Akyol 

    @AkyolinEnglish : Mustafa Akyol is a Turkish writer and journalist. He is the author of Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty (WW Norton 2011), a book which was long listed in 2012 for the Lionel Gelber Prize, a literary award for the world's best non-fiction book in English. He became a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times in the fall of 2013.

    65. Mustafa al-Najafi 

    @MustafaNajafi : Giving a good insight on Shia Politics.

    66. Nader 

    @BonsaiSky : Tweeting Gems. His other account is @muslimwordsblog.

    67. Nihal Ahmad Khan 

    @nihal201 : Interested in how we think and talk about religion, community, and the world. Student of Islamic Law & Theology at Nadwatul Ulama in Lucknow, India. Born and bred Jersey boy. This is His tumblr.

    68. Niraj Warikoo 

    @nwarikoo : Reporter for Detroit Free Press @Freep. Writes on religion, immigration

    69. Omar Suleiman 

    @omarsuleiman504 : Shaykh Omar has two Bachelors degrees in Islamic Studies and in Accounting, a Masters degree in Islamic Finance. Instructor @Bayyinah, Teach @AlMaghrib & @Mishkah

    70. onfaith 

    @onfaith : Washington Post's On Faith editor brings you conversation on religion and politics. 

    71. Patheos Muslim 

    @PatheosMuslim : The website of this Blog is

    72. PewResearch 

    @PewReligion : Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life delivers timely, impartial information on issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs.

    73. Qantara 

    @QantaraEN : Interviews with Muslim intellectuals, reports from Istanbul, Jakarta, Cairo or Kabul, book reviews, dialogues and experts' analyses. Click here for website. 

    74. Qari Asim MBE 

    @QariAsim : Imam at an award-winning mosque, Makkah Masjid. @LeedsMosque and a practicing Lawyer.

    75. Religion News 

    @religionnews : Religion News Blog: Hand-Selected News about religions, cults and related issues.

    76. Reza Aslan 

    @rezaaslan : Reza Aslan is an Iranian-American writer, scholar of religious studies and a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. He is a member of American Academy of Religion. His books include the international bestseller No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, which has been translated into 13 languages, and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, which offers an interpretation of the life and mission of the historical Jesus.

    77. Salim Noorie 

    @SalimPatel92 : Tweets on Sunni Barelvi Stuff

    78. Sana Saeed 

    @SanaSaeed : Producer @ajplus.

    79. Sayeeda Warsi 

    @SayeedaWarsi : Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, Baroness Warsi, is a British-Pakistani lawyer, politician and a conservative parliamentarian, who co-chaired the Conservative Party. She served in the David Cameron's Cabinet, first as the Minister without portfolio between 2010 till 2012, then as the Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as the Minister of State for Faith and Communities, until her resignation citing her disagreement with government's policy to the Gaza conflict in August 2014.

    80. Sayed M. Modarresi 

    @SayedModarresi : Sayed Mohammad Mahdi Al-Modarressi comes from a family of scholars which includes supreme religious jurists, or Grand Ayatollahs, such as Grand Ayatollah S. Mohammad Taqi al-Modarresi, one of Iraq's leading faith leaders of its majority Shi'a population.

    81. Shadi Hamid 

    @shadihamid : Shadi Hamid is Director of Research at the Brookings Doha Center & Fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute. Author of 'Temptations of Power'.

    82. Shahed Amanullah 

    @shahed : CEO & co-founder, @LaunchPosse. Former @StateDept Senior Advisor. Co-founder, @AffinisLabs. Created @zabihah@altmuslim via @halalfire in Silicon Valley.

    83. Siraj ul Haq 

    @SirajOfficial : Head of Jama'at e Islami Pakistan. 

    84. Sufi World 

    @WorldofSufis : Tweets about sayings of Sufi Scholars.

    85. Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri 

    @TahirulQadri : Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri is a Pakistani scholar and former professor of international constitutional law at the University of the Punjab. On 2 March 2010, Qadri issued a 600-page Fatwa on Terrorism, which is a scholarly refutation of all forms of terrorism. This is the official twitter page of Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran International in Pakistan. His website is

    86. Tariq Ramadan 

    @tariqramadan : Tariq Ramadan is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University. He is one of the top most Muslim intellectuals currently living. His official website is

    87. TCNLive 

    @TCNLive : Two Circles is a News website delivering happenings around the lives of Indian Muslims.

    88. Ummah Wide 

    @UmmahWide : Ummah Wide is a digital media startup focused on stories and cultures that transcend the global borders and boundaries of the Muslim and Human

    89. US-Islamic World 

    @usislam : @BrookingsFP project focused on US relations with global Muslim communities & the role of Islam in politics.

    90. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

    @UmarFAbdAllah : The new official account of Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah.

    Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah (Wymann-Landgraf) is an American Muslim, born in 1948 to a Protestant family of the Midwest. Early in 1970, he embraced Islam in Ithaca, New York while studying English literature at Cornell University as a Woodrow Wilson honorary fellow. He then changed his field of study and transferred to the University of Chicago in 1972, where he received his doctorate, with honors, in 1978 for a dissertation pertaining to the origins of Islamic Law. He taught at the Universities of Windsor (Ontario), Temple, and Michigan from 1977 until 1982, when he left the United States to teach Arabic in Granada (Spain).In 1984, he was appointed to the Department of Islamic Studies at King Abdul-Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and taught Islamic studies and comparative religions there until 2000. During his years abroad, Dr. Abd-Allah took advantage of the opportunity to study numerous classical Islamic disciplines under several traditional Islamic teachers. He is fluent in English and Arabic and acquainted with several modern and ancient tongues. Dr. Abd-Allah returned to Chicago in August of 2000 to work with the then newly founded Nawawi Foundation as its Chairman and Scholar-in-Residence. Accordingly, he now teaches throughout Chicago land and conducts research in Islamic studies and cognate fields.

    91. Vali Nasr 

    @vali_nasr :  Vali Reza Nasr is an American academic and author specializing in the Middle East and the Islamic world. He is currently Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. and a Senior Fellow in foreign policy at Brookings Institution.   He is the author of The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat (2013), Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Will Mean for Our World (2009), The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future (2006), and several other books on Iran, Pakistan, Islam and politics, and Middle East politics and economy.

    92. Wajahat Ali 

    @WajahatAli : Co-host of Al Jazeera America's social media driven talk show The Stream.  A Playwright, Attorney, Commentator, Blogger, Humorist, Researcher & Writer for Center for American Progress living in Bay Area, Ca.

    93. Worldbulletin 

    @worldbulletin : News concerning Muslim World. Click here for website.

    94. Yahya Birt 

    @YBirt : Yahya Birt is a Writer and publisher, specializing in British Muslim affairs based in Leicester. His website is

    95. Dr. Yasir Qadhi 

    @YasirQadhi : Yasir Qadhi is an American Muslim scholar and writer of Pakistani descent, and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Al-Maghrib Institute, an Islamic educational institution. He has written books and has lectured on Islam and contemporary Muslim issues.

    96. Yasmine Hafiz 

    @YasmineHafiz : Yasmine Hafiz is the co-author of The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook, a 2008 Presidential Scholar, and a member of Yale University's class of 2013.

    97. Yasmin Mogahed 

    @YasminMogahed : Yasmin Mogahed received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After completing her graduate work, she taught Islamic Studies and served as a youth coordinator. She also worked as a writing instructor at Cardinal Stritch University and a staff columnist for the Islam section of InFocus News. Currently she's an instructor for  AlMaghrib Institute, a writer for the Huffington Post, an international speaker, and author, where she focuses most of her work on spiritual and personal development. Yasmin recently released her new book, Reclaim Your Heart, which is now available worldwide. Visit her website,, where you can find a collection of her articles, poetry, and lectures.

    98. Yusuf Moosagie

    @muftimoosagie : Mufti Yusuf Moosagie is a presenter on Radio Islam International. He presents a daily programme, 'Your World Today' Monday to Friday, 5 to 8 pm Central African Time.

    99. Zahra Billoo 

    @ZahraBilloo : As the executive director of CAIR San Francisco Bay Area (CAIR-SFBA), Zahra Billoo strives to promote justice and mutual understanding. Zahra joined CAIR-SFBA in 2009, and immediately embraced her roles as community organizer and civil rights advocate. She frequently provides trainings at mosques and universities as part of CAIR's efforts to empower the community, while building bridges with allies on civil rights issues. Zahra also represents victims of discrimination and advocates for policy changes that uphold civil rights for all.

    100. Ziya Meral 

    @Ziya_Meral : Ziya Meral is a London based researcher with a focus on Turkey, Middle East, religion and global affairs.

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