Issandr El Amrani (@arabist): Writer and analyst based in Cairo.
The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh): This pseudonymous Egyptian blogger has been a must-read on his country's tumultuous politics since 2004.
Sarah Carr (@Sarahcarr): Relentless British-Egyptian reporter and blogger. Her avatars are a rotating rogues' gallery of her least-favorite Egyptian political figures.
Ali Gharib (@Ali_Gharib): Brooklyn-based Middle East blogger and frequent Daily Beast contributor.
Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg): Washington-based correspondent for the Atlantic; official therapist of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
Hala Gorani (@halagorani): CNN International anchor and longtime Mideast correspondent.
Eliot Higgins (@Brown_Moses): The Britain-based blogger known as Brown Moses has made himself into an authority on Syrian weapons, with his work cited by everyone from Amnesty International to the New York Times.
Tony Karon (@TonyKaron): Time's veteran, supersarcastic foreign affairs editor was recently hired by Al Jazeera America.
Robin Mills (@robinenergy): Dubai-based energy consultant and columnist.
Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa): Correspondent for the Al Aan satellite network; providing relentless coverage on Syria.
Sultan Al Qassemi (@SultanAlQassemi): Prominent Emirati columnist, investor, and art aficionado; go-to source for breaking news from the Arab world.
Barak Ravid (@BarakRavid): Diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz. Scoop machine.
Liz Sly (@LizSly): Beirut-based correspondent for the Washington Post. Essential on Syria.
Mahir Zeynalov (@MahirZeynalov): Istanbul-based journalist for Today's Zaman.