mop-up operation

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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.
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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.
'We will keep you posted with development on the pursuit and mop-up operations,' he added.
He added that the Iraqi forces are now carrying out mop-up operations in the recaptured villages.
About 150 fire personnel and four helicopters are continuing patrol and mop-up operations. The 1,072-acre fire is 73 percent contained.
Belizario said the agency would be conducting mop-up operations in areas where deworming efforts had not been completed.
Analysts said that the shilling will be supported in coming days by the central bank's liquidity mop-up operations.
There will be a few mop-up operations, but now we're off to new battlegrounds.
The Syrian Army units, during their mop-up operations against the remnants of the ISIL, also discovered an underground depot containing a large amount of weapons, military equipment and ammunition in the surrounding areas of Qala al-Rahbeh West of the city of al-Mayadeen in Eastern Deir Ezzur.
Mop-up operations continue on the fire's southern flank.
In a relevant development last Sunday, the Iraqi security forces killed ISIL's media emir in Diyali province during the third phase of their mop-up operations in the region, the Arabic-language media outlets said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Damascus Army dispatched massive military convoys to Northern Hama over the past 24 hours to resume military and mop-up operations against the terrorist groups in the demilitarized zone.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army discovered a massive arms cache, including large volume of Israeli and US-made weapons at terrorists' positions during its mop-up operations in Dara'a province.
On Saturday, the army units found an underground cache of weapons and ammunition of the ISIL during mop-up operations in the town of al-Hassarat in West of Albu Kamal region in Southeastern Deir Ezzur which included US and western-made mortars and RPGs, Grad missiles and satellite communication systems.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army discovered a large number of weapons, medicine and foodstuff originated from Saudi Arabia during mop-up operations in formerly ISIL-held regions in Eastern Badiyeh of Syria.
A well-placed source in the Syrian army said on Tuesday that the army found a series of corroborative evidence and documents during mop-up operations in Eastern Ghouta that disclosed secret cooperation between terrorist groups and a US-owned organization,.