The recent arrests of Sudan's former intelligence chief and others on charges of plotting a coup against President Omar al-Bashir suggest that his regime is gripped by internal rifts.
Sudanese President Omar Bashir is calling for a "100 percent Islamic" constitution, an echo of the battle cry he used to come to power a quarter century ago.
President Omar al-Bashir has added two states in Sudan's Darfur region, bringing the total for the area to five.
A former ally of the president of Sudan tells the BBC he has no great hopes for the country's new constitution and government.
Sudanese authorities Thursday released Hassan al-Turabi, the chief of the opposition People's Congress Party, and lifted a ban on his party activities.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir asked parliament Monday to extend martial law in force in the country since 1999 for another year.
Sudanese authorities have arrested more members of the opposition People's Congress Party led by Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi, officials said Saturday.
Sudanese authorities said Wednesday they had rounded up opposition Congress Party members led by Hassan al-Turabi on charges of conspiring against the regime.
Sudanese authorities Tuesday released 50 prisoners from the opposition People's Congress Party, but kept party leader Hassan al-Turabi in custody.
Sudanese Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi was rushed to a Khartoum hospital in extremely weak condition from a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment.