right-hand man


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'The (suspected) mastermind and right-hand man are expected to be charged at the Selayang Magistrate's Court tomorrow, while the rest will be charged as soon as possible.' ?
He was considered a high-value target since he was tagged as the right-hand man of a big-time drug pusher.
Michelson presents readers with a biography of Yehiel Kadishai, the right-hand man and chief confidant of Menachem Begin over the several decades between BeginAEs years with the opposition in the desert to his years as prime minister of Israel.
"The defection of Boris's right-hand man also shows "The defection of Boris's right-hand man also shows once again that UKIP is a party of Tory politicians, Tory policies and Tory money," the Labour MP added.
"I am their right-hand man. When they're in London and want to go out, I arrange everything from restaurants and clubs to anything else they want," he said.
Hay was right-hand man to Millward's predecessor Terry Matterson, while Morgan was thought to be in the running for the job when Millward was appointed in November 2011.
Summary: London: Radical cleric Abu Qatada, once dubbed Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, has ...
Death in Paradise (BBC One, Tuesday, 9pm) | IT MAY be a while since Ben Miller played Rowan Atkinson's right-hand man in the original Johnny English, but there's a feeling he's still channelling the comedy sidekick in this photogenic comedy drama.
BLUE Square Bet Premier club Gateshead hope to announce new manager Anth Smith's right-hand man and another coach/kit man before the end of the year.
But the 51-year-old cleric, once described by a judge as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, could be freed from his bail terms in just three months if Mrs May fails to show significant progress is being made in the talks.
Summary: Abu Qatada, once described by a judge as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, has been released on bail.
Once described by a judge as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, he was also banned from meeting 27 named individuals, including new al Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.