right-hand man

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Synonyms for right-hand man

the most helpful assistant

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The suspected right-hand man of a big-time drug pusher managed to escape his jail escorts while on his way to attend a court hearing in this city on Tuesday morning.
The source added that "Iraqi is the right-hand man of Amir of Kirkuk, and he is the mastermind of several armed attacks on the security forces, especially in Fatha and Tuz sector" .
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.
In 2012 his ashes were interred on the right-hand side of Shackleton's grave, fittingly his right-hand man for ever.
Barnes was Boris Johnson's right-hand man at City Hall and his defection cast a pall over the London mayor's speech.
Although their roles have yet to be clearly defined, it is believed that Ardara man Diver will be McGuinness's right-hand man having been briefly brought on board when he took over in 2010.
London, May 12 ( ANI ): A right-hand man to international celebrities including troubled teenage pop idol Justin Bieber and Rihanna has been exposed as a 'Class A' drug dealer.
Summary: Abu Qatada, once described by a judge as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, has been released on bail.
Fabio Capello's right-hand man has been offered a chief executive role at the Serie A club, where he spent six years as director of football.
Ben Zion Suky, the right-hand man of the real estate community's influential Rabbi Yishayahu Yosef Pinto and a real estate developer himself, is linked to a bootleg porn video operation, according to the Jewish Daily Forward.
Speed hopes to confirm his backroom staff team next week and he is keen to find a role for Carver, who was his right-hand man at Sheffield United.
Lord Tebbit, Margaret Thatcher's right-hand man during the strike, launched into a fresh war of words with the former NUM president, referred to only as 'Scargill', in an interview with The Journal.
19391: Brian Clough's former right-hand man Peter Taylor died aged 62 while on holiday in Majorca.
MICK CHANNON, who sustained serious injuries in a car crash last week, which claimed the life of his friend and right-hand man Tim Corby, was yesterday reported to be "coming along good" by his racing secretary Susan Harding.
Father-of-five Mr Smith, 40, said to be the former right-hand man of Curtis Warren, was shot twice at close range with a shotgun as he left Nel's gym in Speke.