Iran’s Conservatives Win Elections After Record Low Turnout, Disqualifications

TEHRAN—Iran’s conservatives won a landslide in the country’s parliamentary elections, strengthening challenging-liners opposed to diplomacy with the West. But a report-low turnout dealt a general public rebuke to the establishment’s connect with for unity in the face of escalating tensions with the U.S.

Acknowledging the defeat of nonconservative factions, the average President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday called on the new lawmakers to depict not just those who voted but all Iranians.