Mohammed Alrmizan


Mohammed Alrmizan is a researcher with focus on Turkish and Middle Eastern affairs at King Faisal for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In addition to that, he also works as a task force coordinator of Migration and Young Societies #9th of the task forces of the T20, one of the engagement groups of the G20.


Mr. Alrmizan's research interests focus on Turkish foreign and internal politics, and Middle Eastern, Saudi affairs, Gulf Arab States, Arab migration and diaspora in Turkey, and Turkish press, and Arab journalism and media.


Mr. Alrmizan holds MA in Journalism from Istanbul University in Turkey, and BA in Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin in the U.S. In addition, he earned an associate degree in Materials Management from Institute of Public Administration in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Also, he received a Diploma in Innovative Management, Leadership and Communication from joint universities in Turkey, Slovakia and Macedonia.


Mr. Alrmizan recent publications include, Azerbaijani-Saudi relations; Turkish press; Saudi tourists in Turkey; Turkish intervention in Syria; Syrian refugees in Turkey; Kurdistan's referendum, and interviews with Turkish scholars, Erik Zurcher and Vahram Ter Matevosyan‏.


Mr. Alrmizan latest research and comments appeared in KFCRIS, Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, American Journalism, Independent, DuvarR, Sahipkıran Stratejik Araştırmalar Merkezi ,Sabaq, Ara Al-Khaleej, Democratic Arabic Center for Strategic, Political and Economic Studies, Alriyadh (newspaper), Day.az, AZERNEWS.


Along with his mother tongue Arabic, Mr. Alrmizan is fluent in English and Turkish, and intermediate in French, Spanish, and Persian.


(2019) "Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia: Bilateral Opportunities in a Changing Middle East." King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Special Report.


(2019) "Book review of "Mediating America: Black and Irish Press and the Struggle for Citizenship, 1870-1914", by Brian Shott. American Journalism.


(2019) "The Historical Development of the Turkish Press: From Its Beginnings to the Present Day" King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Dirasat.


(2018) "Impacts of the Saudi Tourist Phenomenon on Turkey’s Tourism Industry: Examples from Trabzon" King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Dirasat.


(2018) "An Interview with Erik–Jan Zürcher, the Turkish Studies Professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands" Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association (JOSTA).


(2017) "Turkey’s Attitude toward Iraqi Kurdistan: Monday’s Referendum Was Not Serious" King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Commentary.


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