On January 31, 2022, Al-Etejah TV (Iraq) aired a report about a campaign launched by the Iraqi Hizbullah Brigades to collect money to finance the Yemeni Houthis’ drone project. The report explained that the campaign, which is titled "Your Money Means Drones," has already collected one billion Iraqi dinars, which is roughly the equivalent of $685,000. An unidentified Shiite scholar said in the report that "everyone must stand with the Yemeni people" and that the drones will be used to "retaliate" against Saudi Arabia and the UAE. He explained that the only way to defeat the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Israel is by giving them a "taste of their own medicine."
Speaker: "The Hizbullah Brigades of the Islamic resistance has launched a campaign titled '[Turn] Your Money into Drones,' with a sum of over one billion Iraqi dinars, as an initiative to support the Yemeni people in their plight, as a result of the U.S.-backed Saudi-Emirati aggression. Everyone must stand with the Yemeni people.
"[Iraqi Hizbullah Brigades spokesman] Abu Ali Al-Askari has donated a large sum for the drones that are used to retaliate [against the KSA and the UAE], because we believe that you can only fight fire with fire. You cannot defeat the KSA, the U.S., and Israel, unless you give them a taste of their own medicine.
"Today, the Yemeni drones have managed to cause a significant change. Therefore, Abu Ali Al-Askari has issued a blessed call for all the free people - all the zealous people who wage Jihad and resistance - to support the Yemeni people."