mop-up operation

mop-up operation

Any action or procedure meant to cleanse, eradicate, or resolve any final or lingering loose ends. We've gotten most of the hard work done for the merger—we'll just send our legal team through our accounts on a mop-up operation to make sure everything is in order before the move is finalized. The dictator began a massive mop-up operation after assuming total power, sending troops throughout the country to round up and execute any remaining dissidents.
See also: operation
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CAIRO, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Up to 18 "takfiris" have been killed in the ongoing Egyptian government forces mop-up operation, "Sinai 18," the Armed Force said in a statement on Thursday.
A smoke extractor was used while the mop-up operation continues.
MORE than 70 people were held for questioning over the bombs in Egypt as the massive mop-up operation began yesterday.
Ms Donohue's sisters, Elaine McGuire and Ann Vasey were helping with the mop-up operation yesterday.
Britain was this morning starting a massive mop-up operation after the storm mayhem which brought death and destruction throughout the country.
The Syrian Army's engineering units found several arms weapons and military equipment, including many weapons and military equipment, in the army's mop-up operation in the towns and villages of Quneitra province.
Seized items found with the gunmen CAIRO, April 8 (KUNA) -- Egyptian Army troops have killed four "extremely dangerous" gunmen as part of the mop-up operation "Sinai 2018," ongoing in the north of the embattled peninsula.
The clashes erupted during a mop-up operation by the government forces in Qura Kojan.
The Syrian Army's engineering units found several arms and military equipment, including many weapons and military equipment, in the army's mop-up operation in the towns and villages of Quneitra province.
Two days ago, the UN Security Council issued a statement declaring support for the Iraqi Government against "terrorism." Iraqi Government troops have been engaged in a mop-up operation in Al-Anbar west of Baghdad, targeting bases and hideouts of Al-Qaeda-linked armed groups.
Yet in another development last week, the Syrian army discovered a large amount of weapons and military equipment, including US and Israeli missiles, in mop-up operation near Damascus.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 270 ISIL terrorists were killed and a number of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles were seized in the Syrian Army's mop-up operation in the Eastern desert of Sweida over the past 24 hours.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 270 ISIL terrorists have been killed and a number of US-made TOW anti-tank missiles have been seized in the Syrian Army's mop-up operation in the Eastern desert of Sweida, a Russian media outlet reported on Monday.
Earlier this month, the army men carried out mop-up operation in the village of al-Mo'alaqa and in the small town of Jabata al-Khashab in Quneitra, finding a large volume of weapons, munitions and medicines in regions that were once under control by ISIL and Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front).
He added that the mop-up operations against the ISIL remnants will continue in desert areas of al-Anbar, Nineveh and Salahuddin provinces until arresting or killing ISIL ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.