Waiting, hoping and guessing remains the norm.
Demonstrations also erupted in three other cities as part of a four-week long unrest that poses the most persistent challenge to Bashir's grip since he took power in a coup in 1989.
Since Israel had no formal mechanisms for receiving non-Jewish refugees, African seekers crossed the Sinai desert from Egypt and entered Israel illegally.
The struggling, war-torn country of South Sudan was one of the east African countries that Netanyahu spoke about during his trip to Africa last week as having an interest in closer ties with Israel.
Although conditions for the populations of Darfur deteriorated, the world media has provided little coverage of the recent evolution of events in Darfur.
Veteran Mossad agent David Ben Uziel had a hand in helping South Sudan gain its independence.
Sudanese civilians have been invited to tour the ships while docked at Port Sudan.