17 Notable alumni of
Islamic University of Madinah

The Islamic University of Madinah is 1004th in the world, 212th in Asia, and 3rd in Saudi Arabia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 17 notable alumni from the Islamic University of Madinah sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Ismail ibn Musa Menk

    Ismail ibn Musa Menk
    Born in
    Zimbabwe Flag Zimbabwe
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    mufti
    Biography

    Ismail ibn Musa Menk, also known as Mufti Menk (born 27 June 1975), is a Zimbabwean Islamic Scholar. Head of the country's fatwa department, he is widely known internationally.

  2. Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy

    Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    Qariimam
    Biography

    Mishari bin Rashed Alafasy, born in Kuwait, is a qāriʾ (reciter of the Quran), imam, preacher, and Nasheed artist. He studied in the Islamic University of Madinah's College of Qur'an, specializing in the ten qira'at and tafsir. Alafasy has released various nasheed albums. He sings in Arabic, English, and French with only his voice, without any accompanying musical instruments.

  3. Zahran Alloush

    Zahran Alloush
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1970-2015 (aged 45)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Zahran Alloush was a Syrian Islamist leader active in the Syrian Civil War. He was the commander of Jaysh al-Islam (or Army of Islam), a major component of the Islamic Front, of which he was the military chief, and was described as one of the most powerful persons in rebel-held Syria. He was killed in an airstrike on 25 December 2015 and Essam al-Buwaydhani was named his successor as head of Jaysh al-Islam.

  4. Abdul Hadi Awang

    Abdul Hadi Awang
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    writerIslamic scholarpolitician
    Biography

    Abdul Hadi bin Awang is a Malaysian politician who has served as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister to Middle East under Prime Ministers Muhyiddin Yassin and Ismail Sabri Yaakob since April 2020, Member of Parliament (MP) for Marang since October 1990, 7th President of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), an Islamic political party and a component party of the ruling Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition, since July 2002. He served as Leader of the Opposition from July 2002 to March 2004, Menteri Besar of Terengganu from December 1999 to March 2004 and Member of the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Ru Rendang from November 1999 to March 2004. At the international level, he also serves as Vice-President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars.

  5. Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri

    Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    mufti
    Biography

    Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri is a Malaysian Islamic scholar. He served as Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Religious Affairs in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin from March 2020 to August 2021. He has served as Senator since March 2020. Prior to his appointments as minister and senator, he served as the 7th Mufti of the Federal Territories from June 2014 to his appointments in March 2020.

  6. Bachtiar Nasir

    Bachtiar Nasir
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Biography

    Bachtiar Nasir is an Indonesian Islamist da'i and ulama. He is known for his examination and exploration of the sciences of the Qur'an. The ustad leads the Ar-Rahman Qur'anic Learning Center (AQL) Islamic Center, and also serves as the Secretary General of Intellectual Assembly of Young Ulama Indonesia (MIUMI), Chairman of Alumni of Saudi Arabia in Indonesia, and Chairman of Islamic University of Medina Alumni in Indonesia. He also served as the Central Executive of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

  7. Hidayat Nur Wahid

    Hidayat Nur Wahid
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hidayat Nur Wahid was the Speaker of Indonesia People's Consultative Assembly (Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat/MPR) for the 2004–2009 period. He resigned as the leader of Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera/PKS) on 11 October 2004. Hidayat was mentioned in the media as a possible running mate for Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in the 2009 Indonesian presidential election.

  8. Nayef bin Mamdouh bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

    Nayef bin Mamdouh bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    cleric
    Biography

    Nayef bin Mamdouh Al Saud is a member of the Saudi royal family, the House of Saud.

  9. Ja'afar Mahmud Adam

    Ja'afar Mahmud Adam
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1960-2007 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    preacher
    Biography

    Ja'afar Mahmud Adam was a Nigerian Salafist Islamic scholar and member of Nigeria's Jama’at Izalat al Bid’a Wa Iqamat as Sunna, a religio-political organisation based primarily in Kano with Maiduguri as a place for his Ramadan Tafsir.

  10. Abd al-Rahman Abd al-Khaliq

    Abd al-Rahman Abd al-Khaliq
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1939-2020 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    Islamic scholarteacherpreacher
    Biography

    Abd al-Rahman Abd al-Khaliq was an Egyptian-Kuwaiti Islamic scholar and preacher. He published more than 60 books related to Islam, especially Salafism.

  11. Abdul Ghani Kasuba

    Abdul Ghani Kasuba
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdul Ghani Kasuba is an Indonesian politician and the current governor and former lieutenant governor of North Maluku.

  12. Tomasz Miśkiewicz

    Tomasz Miśkiewicz
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Tomasz Miśkiewicz is the Polish mufti of the Muzułmański Związek Religijny (Muslim Religious Union).

  13. Fathul Bari Mat Jahaya

    Fathul Bari Mat Jahaya
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Fathul Bari Mat Jahya is a Muslim lecturer and politician from Malaysia.

  14. Hussain Yee

    Hussain Yee
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    intellectualpreacherda'i
    Biography

    Sheikh Hussain Yee or Hussein Yee, is a Malaysian Islamic preacher and an International Da'i of Islam as well as the President of Pertubuhan Al-Khaadem in Malaysia.

  15. Airat Vakhitov

    Airat Vakhitov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    imamtranslator
    Biography

    Aiat Nasimovich Vahitov, also spelled Ayrat Wakhitov or Vahidov is an ethnic Tatar citizen of Russia who was held in extrajudicial detention in the United States' Guantanamo Bay detention camp, in Cuba. He was repatriated with six other Russians in February 2004. Fluent in Arabic, Pashto, Persian, Urdu and Russian, he also spoke basic English.

  16. Aamir Rashadi Madni

    Aamir Rashadi Madni
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aamir Rashadi Madni is an Indian renowned and prominent politician, cleric and educator. His basic education is from Jameatur Rashad and then he graduated from Madinah University. He runs various educational institutions in Azamgarh under the patronage of Jameatur Rashad and also does social work on a very large extent.. He is also the founder and national president of a political party Rashtriya Ulama Council which has a strong hold specially in Uttar Pradesh and is working in 14 other states of India like Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu. The party has participated in general and assembly elections in many of these states.

  17. Abdullah Md Zin

    Abdullah Md Zin
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdullah bin Md Zin is a former Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Besut constituency in Terengganu from 2004 to 2013, sitting as a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.