He received his BA degree in the Department of International Relations from the Faculty of Political Sciences at Istanbul University. He completed his MA degree in the Programme of Politics and International Relations of the Middle East at the University of Exeter in the UK, with the thesis titled “Iran's Shia Militia in the Middle East: The Case of Hashd al-Shaabi”. He has written analyses for various media agencies and organizations on national and international press. He previously worked at a think tank named Ekopolitik and media outlets, A Haber, and TRT Haber. He currently works as a diplomatic correspondent at Anadolu Agency. He continues his academic studies on Kurdish geopolitics, Iraq and Shiite militias in the Middle East.