Behind the outpouring of jubilation and relief, the scene seems set for a possible standoff between the military and protesters.
The Sudanese president is due to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia with Trump, and human rights advocates want the U.S. leader to speak up.
The White House is appealing orders blocking its travel ban. For a Sudanese airport worker in Minnesota, the result will be life-changing.
The Sudanese leader said it will be "much easier" to deal with Trump than previous U.S. administrations.
An African Union peace roadmap could help resolve three deadly conflicts in the country.
Darfur will remain as five separate states rather than uniting into a single region.
Human Rights Watch called on Sudan's government to disband the Rapid Support Forces.
Bashir is accused in an International Criminal Court arrest warrant of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The EU has already made clear it rejects the legitimacy of the elections.
The request comes weeks after allegations of a mass rape by Sudanese government forces.