People worldwide have marked new year's eve with joy and fireworks despite the re-spread of the new Coronavirus variant, Omicron. Each country had its own tradition to celebrate the new year with hopes that this year will be the end of the global pandemic which affected human life since 2020.
Each new year's eve as the clock nears midnight on December 31, all eyes turn to New York's Times Square waiting for the drop of the big ball.
In Australia, huge amount of fireworks cover and light up the sky over Sydney Harbour.
Finally after years of war, fireworks were seen in the sky of Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province, late on December 31, 2021.
In UAE, celebrations were seen in multiple places as fireworks were fired from Burj Khalifa.
Other people from across the world had decided to celebrate inside their homes amid fears of the new, more fast-spreading Omicron Variant.