PUK counter-Terrorism forces have been sent to Rania in Kurdistan north Iraq to deal with the protestors.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

19 January 2018
[email protected] statement on the current situation in Kurdistan north Iraq.
Clashes erupted between an armed group and Iraqi forces and Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk's Ourdzi street tonight
PUK's security SWAT teams were deployed to many towns including Koya (as seen in this picture) to crackdown on protesters
Directorate Health in Raniya 2 people have been killed due to the violent protests in the city, denying the previous claims of the death of 5 protesters
People in Sulaymaniyah have a difficulty accessing social media sites
KNN reporter is attacked by PUK security force while live on TV in Halabja
Party sources: Iraqi Kurdistan parl. speaker Yousif Mohamed resigns
Brett McGurk: As major combat ops conclude in Iraq, our @Coalition is increasing non-military stabilization contributions to return the displaced. 2.7M Iraqis already home in areas once held by ISIS. Grateful for new $14M contribution from key partner Netherlands.
After Gorran and KIG officially announced withdrawing from the government, protests resumed in Qaladze and Chamchamal. Yekgirtu (KIU) office in Qaladze was torched. Security forces opened fire against protesters in Chamchamal.
Gorran suspends their agreement with PUK until further notice - Official
The Change Movement (Gorran) and the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG, known as Komal) made their final decision and announced withdrawing from the current KRG cabinet, known as the KRG's 8th Cabinet.
UNAMI calls for restraint, calm on all sides amid violent demonstrations in Kurdistan Region, Kurdish security forces to exercise 'maximum restraint.'
Kurdistan Region Security Council: Aerial footage dated 18 December over the same position: 35.77215, 43.58814. More imagery from other positions will follow
NRT journalist Sarkawt Shams just claimed a few minutes ago that PUK security forces are running after him and protesters in Sulaymaniyah..
Kurdistan Region Security Council: Iraqi military buildup in and around Makhmour, South West Erbil, has continued for over a week. In this position, armored vehicles and Humvees have been deployed.
Some internet companies have cut internet service in Kurdistan
3rd day: Anti-corrupting protest starts in Raniya demanding the KRG-government to quit
Up to 11,000 civilians died in the battle to retake Mosul, records show; at least 3,200 deaths attributable to Iraqi or coalition forces: AP
PUK counter-Terrorism forces have been sent to Rania in Kurdistan north Iraq to deal with the protestors.
"AP also obtained a list of 9,606 names of people killed during the operation from Mosul's morgue. Hundreds of dead civilians are believed to still be buried in the rubble." 9,000-plus died in battle with Islamic State group for Mosul
US won't rule out 'punitive' actions to encourage Baghdad-Erbil talks
Wadi Thumayl and Wadi Houran. ISIS setting up shop again
4 week ago
Rosneft VP: In terms of Kurdistan, we are obviously moving forward on the projects and we are actually quite excited about that opportunity, It is a manifold opportunity that has infrastructure and production components to it.
Nawzad Hadi, KDP Governor of Erbil to media; We will not allow any demonstrations in Erbil.
Armored vehicles belonging to PUK "70" force in the streets of Slemani.
The moment masked PUK security forces go to NRT TV building and shut down the channel
Three killed, 80 wounded during protests in Ranya, Iraqi Kurdistan
Request to detain New Generation president cannot be implemented unless reviewed by court, Sulaimani Public Prosecutor says
Iraqi Special Forces officer was killed yesterday in an attack in Al-Qaim town on border of Syria - Iraq.
Iraqi Forces begin wide security campaign S of Mosul after detecting ISIS movements and communications.
Declaring its support for the protesters' demands, the Kurdistan parliament called for an end to violence that 'derails the genuine objective of the people'
Kurdish protesters in Koya city Erbil province burn Masoud Barzani KDP leader poster. The protesters are blaming KDP for the financial crisis in Kurdistan north Iraq.
Angry protesters torch PUK office and bureau in Rania, sound of gunshots heard
Iraqi Defense Ministry denies it is concentrating forces in Makhmur district of Ninawa province (SW of Erbil) in order to attack Peshmerga.
People protested against delay of salaries and lack of services in Kifri southwest of Sulaimani and shots were fired while they protested
Arrest warrant issued against NewGeneration president over protests
KDP forces (Masoud Barzani) are threatening to arrest the New Generation party leader Shaswar Adbulwahid. Shaswar has been accused of asking his supporters to protest against the corruption in Kurdistan region north Iraq.
Peshmerga commander claims they killed 5 ISIS militants near Makhmur. One Peshmerga killed during the clashes
At least ten people have been injured including four from security forces in the ongoing anti-corruption protests in the Iraqi Kurdistan's second largest city, Sulimania.
Peshmerga commander Sirwan Barzani claims they are engaged in fighting against an ISIS group near Makhmour. Rudaw earlier mistakenly reported the clashes happened against Hashd al-Shaabi
ISIS militants attacked Peshmerga forces beneath Karachukh mount, Makhmour. The attacked have been foiled, couple militants killed - Peshmerga Commander
Peshmerga repelled an attack by PMU on Makhmour front after warning from Kurdistan Region Security Council
Protesters try to enter KDP office. Kurdistan People want to overthrow the Barzani government.
Iran to reopen the closed border gates with Kurdistan Region next Saturday
Security forces in Sulaymaniyah fire in the air to disperse protesters on the policies of the Kurdistan Regional Government